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Supporting the Mental Health of LGBTQ+ Youth
As we kick off Pride Month at Hanna, we are excited to celebrate our LGBTQ+ community. But at the same time, we are well-aware of just how difficult the struggle can be for so many — especially LGBTQ+ youth.
How to Talk With Youth About Counseling
Here in Sonoma County, like everywhere across the country, our youth are struggling with mental health. From collective traumas like wildfires and COVID to individual experiences with loneliness, depression, and abuse, there are so many reasons our kids struggle.
Mental Health Stigma and Barriers
Even during Mental Health Awareness month, it can be hard to raise your hand and ask for help. And that’s not surprising. Despite all the progress we’ve seen in making room for people to seek help, mental health issues still carry an unwarranted stigma — preventing people from seeking the support they need.
‘I Wonder When’ by Father Sam Natale
John the Baptist pointed out Jesus as the “Lamb of God.” At that time, the first two apostles started walking after Jesus.
Alumni Roger Harrison
It was July, 1963 and after spending his 12th birthday in juvenile hall for vandalism and malicious mischief, Roger Harrison soon found his way to Hanna.
Meet Hanna Clinician Rachel Segundo
Rachel specializes in “Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT),” a type of psychotherapy in which negative patterns of thought about the self, others and the world are challenged in order to alter unwanted behavior patterns.
Career Mentorship Program at Hanna
Mentorship is a huge component of what we do at Hanna – it often just takes one responsible, dependable adult to truly change the trajectory of a young man’s life.
A Hanna Miracle: Mike’s Story
Resilience is the ability to overcome challenging circumstances. It’s something we teach at Hanna; to dig deep and to find courage in order to persevere through hard times.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, the founder of the Center for Youth Wellness, is coming to Hanna on March 8th
The New York Times recently featured an article about Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, the founder of the Center for Youth Wellness and author of the recent book, “The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity.”
Hanna Institute Summit
At the 2023 Institute Summit, we will gather to learn what we can do to support children from birth to age 18 who are homeless, undocumented, or involved in the foster system.