Within the last decade, the city of Alhambra, CA, just outside of Los Angeles, has experiences a demographic shift. Once predominantly Caucasian and Latino, 63% of the city’s population is now made...

Located within the boundaries of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe’s reservation, Todd County, South Dakota, is characterized by Lakota life values. This story describes how the county used their native...

This story discusses the challenges faced by Weslaco, Texas School District, whose widespread poverty, drug use, and distance from the Mexican border threatens the safety and success of their...

Children in Wasco County are growing up in single parent households and working class families and a large percentage of these children are abused and neglected. These poor living conditions have...

The Learning Center of Ellis County was founded to help high school drop-outs graduate. This story describes how the Center expanded their services to adult education in order to sustain the center...

This story describes how Campbell County School District improved students’ access to school-based mental health (SMH) services by connecting with community groups and organizations that shared...

Vail, Arizona is a community spread over 432 miles of rural land. In the past, Vail had no form of government, elected officials, or social services to advocate on behalf of the community’s needs;...

This story shows how Sherrie Williams, Former Director of Vicksburg Warren School District’s Project SYNC (Schools and Youth in a Networked Community) in Mississippi, partnered with businesses and...

This guide is to help individuals who would like to organize discussion about mental health within their community in order to break down the misperceptions and build a healthy, supportive community...

After people have organized and discussed issues in the community regarding mental health and have come up with clear objectives for a program, the next step is to develop a community-based program...

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