March 8, 2022

Advocacy ABCs

Advocacy is a continuous process. Advocacy is not just passing legislation; it involves educating policymakers throughout the year about the importance of achieving health and wellness. The following advocacy tips are organized using the ABC’s but are not organized in the order that they occurred.
February 2, 2022

Mental Health Collaborative (MHC) and National Academy of Health and Physical Literacy (NAHPL) Join Together in Partnership to Promote Their Important Missions

In times before the global health pandemic, youth were experiencing mental health challenges, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, loneliness, suicidal ideation, and suicidal attempts. According to a recent report by Mental Health America, youth mental health is worsening, especially with higher-risk populations.
January 18, 2022

Steps for Creating a Live or Virtual Advocacy Day

When advocating for a particular cause, know what the problem is, and ways to solve it. Understand who the stakeholders are and educate legislators and key stakeholders on the importance of the cause by providing relevant information to the cause.