Panels and Workshops
Youth Leadership Panel: Taking Action at the State Level
This panel highlighted how youth leaders are using their personal experiences to drive change through advocacy by working with local, state and national leaders to develop policy and redefine how we support youth mental health.
Juan Acosta, Mental Health Association of San Francisco, the California Warm Line, Born this Way Foundation
Kylene Hashimoto, The Wildfire Effect, Fresno County Behavioral Health Board
Presenter: Britt Turpack, NAMI Westside Los Angeles
DAY 2: Tuesday, June 23
Youth Leadership Panel: School-Based Peer Supports
This panel highlighted the efforts of youth working in high school settings to end the stigma of mental health through student-led programming and supports.
Crystal Widado, NAMI on Campus
Katie Zamos, Ending the Silence
Jupiter Peraza, Directing Change
Julia Song, Directing Change
Interactive Workshop 2: Christine Frey with Brain XP