The National League of Cities (NLC) and Arnold Ventures provide recommendations on how local jurisdictions can improve their response to mental illness through cross-system collaboration. The document linked here is the executive summary, which includes links to three constituent reports.
The Canadian Observatory on Homelessness summarizes some of the latest research related to LGBTQ2S youth who experience homelessness, as well as case studies of innovative program models that are working alongside LGBTQ2S youth experiencing homelessness in Canada and the U.S.
This groundbreaking report chronicles the experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered (LGBT) youth in the New York juvenile justice system and subsequently provides recommendations for advocates and services providers working with LGBTQ+ youth including a call to decriminalize “survival crimes” and advocating for more placement options so that youth can be placed in appropriate environments.
Caroline Mazel-Carlton, Director of Training for the Wildflower Alliance, shares how her experiences as a psychiatric patient and as peer worker in the public and private mental health sector have informed her work with developing the “Alternatives to Suicide” approach.
Psychiatric abuse, forced sterilization, experimental surgeries, and manual labor are some of the “treatments” received by Black mental health patients in psychiatric wards post-Civil-War to the 1960s.