IYF Blog - Posts by Matthew Hobson


Lamar Hill, Healing Youth Alliance Ambassador, Baltimore

As part of IYF's focus on Black mental health during Black History Month, Lamar Hill, Ambassador for the Healing Youth Alliance, shares his thoughts on a mental health challenge young people in his community face.

Say it Loud: Black Pride is Mental Health

Learn how young Black people can be a powerful first line of defense for mental wellness in their communities.

How Young People in Louisiana are Making an Impact on Mental Health Policy Decisions

Last year, the Teen Advisory Committee (TAC)—a body of 30+ teens from schools across North West Louisiana—decided data was needed to back up their assertion that policy makers should address the issue of teen mental...

Actions Speak Louder Than Words: What I Learned About Youth Voice at a Youth-Led March in Baltimore

Young people in Baltimore call out systemic racism and take action for social justice.