Youth Mental Health & Wellness

Youth Mental Health & Wellness Forum - December 10, 2020

City of Fremont, Human Services Department’s Youth and Family Services Division hosted a Youth Mental Health & Wellness Forum on December 10, 2020.  Supported by Kaiser Permanente, this forum included presentations by mental health stigma expert, Dr. Lawrence Yang from New York University and Dr. Anu Patel from Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Department of Mental Health and Wellness, along with City of Fremont's Youth Wellness Ambassadors (students of Fremont Unified School District). The presentations highlighted the importance of youth mental health, stigma, and strategies for improving youth mental health and wellness.  The video includes these presentations as well as questions, answers and discussion raised as a result of the presentations.  Please contact Annie Bailey, Youth & Family Services Division Administrator for more information about the event at 510-574-2111 or abailey@fremont.gov.

Fremont Youth Wellness Ambassadors Community Service Project

The Kaiser Permanente Mental Health Stigma Reduction grant supported six Youth Wellness Ambassadors - Fremont high school students who participated in a virtual community service project. The students produced a brief video presentation about mental health and stigma.

Blossom (Short Film) - Reducing Mental Health Stigma

“Blossom,” is a short film produced by City of Fremont, Human Services Department’s Youth & Family Services (YFS) Division. It highlights mental health challenges and associated stigma that today’s youth face. The film aims to instill hope and highlights the importance of youth reaching out for help. This project was supported by the Mental Health Stigma Reduction Kaiser Permanente Grant.

Motivate Café Video Show:  Episode 1

Motivate Café is a video show produced by City of Fremont, Human Services Department’s Youth and Family Services Division that highlights the importance of youth mental health and wellness. It aims to engage youth, and reduce stigma around mental health and encourage youth to reach out for support when they are in need.

If you wish to learn more about Youth Mental Health & Wellness or need support, please call Youth and Family Services (510) 574-2100