Youth and Emerging Adults

The National Supported Education Programs Directory

CAFE TAC is pleased to share a new resource for people with mental health conditions in search of opportunities in higher education, the National Supported Education Programs directory. Supported education is an approach designed to address the higher education goals of individuals with psychiatric disabilities and/or mental health challenges and support their success in post-secondary […]

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Family Mental Health: Tips, Strategies, and a Great New Resource

The CAFÉ TA Center recently hosted a free webinar on how families and caregivers can support recovery and wellness for their family members with mental health conditions, “Family Mental Health: Tips, Strategies, and a Great New Resource.” View the recording here! A serious mental health condition can be difficult to navigate, both for the person

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Supports for Families Workshop Series

CAFE TAC is excited to share a new resource for people supporting friends, relations, and family members with mental health conditions, the Supports for Families Workshop Series! This interactive workshop series has been designed to help family members and caregivers of people with serious mental health conditions support their family member by promoting recovery and

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CAFE TAC Presents: Recovery High Schools: Fostering Resilience and Healing

The CAFÉ TA Center hosted a free webinar on the role of Recovery High Schools in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of transition-age youth on Wednesday, April 26th at 3:00 EDT. View the recording here! The challenges faced by young people today are well-known and readily visible in the media. Increased suicide rates, incidences

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A Focus 2.0 on Women’s Mental Health

The latest Focus 2.0 newsletter from CAFE TAC is here! This issue takes a look at recent CDC data about the declining mental health of young women, potential reasons behind it, and the role for peers in bringing recovery to a new generation. It also includes info about a chance to comment on SAMHSA’s new

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The National Supported Education Database Survey

CAFE TAC and its fellow national consumer and consumer-supporter TA centers are working together to create a database of supported education programs, and we’re asking for your help! Do you operate a program that provides dedicated supported education services for individuals with psychiatric disabilities/mental illness? Please complete our survey at https://pitt.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_71fqLc9gJzVbrvg. Do you know of

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A Webinar on Family Mental Health and Recovery

CAFÉ TAC recently hosted a webinar on how family members of youth and adults with mental health conditions can effectively support their family member’s recovery and improve whole family wellness.   Find the recording here! This webinar, What’s this Recovery, Wellness and Well-Being Thing? How to Support Yourself and Your Family Member, was hosted by

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A Webinar on a Youth Perspective on Mental Health Stigma

The CAFÉ TA Center presented Destigmatizing Mental Health, Inside and Out: A Youth Perspective at 2 PM ET on Tuesday, March 30th. A recording of this webinar is available here. Youth leadership in mental health can take many forms, and there are endless paths to get there. In this webinar, one young leader, Sylvie Krause,

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Year End News and Notes from The CAFE TA Center

In this year-end edition of news and notes, we want to start off by letting you know about a major funding opportunity for mental health consumer organizations: the SAMHSA Statewide Consumer Network grant. This grant is SAMHSA’s main vehicle to support the work of state-based organizations that work to promote recovery, peer support, and a

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