Latest Stigma Educational Foundation Stories

2011-05-17 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is proclaiming May 23 as "Let's Erase the Stigma Youth Day" throughout Los Angeles County to recognize youth leadership in mental health and raise interest from young people, a demographic historically uninvolved in mental health advocacy. The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS), in partnership with the Department of Mental Health, will be presented a scroll...

2011-05-06 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) will host its First Annual Youth Summit at the California Endowment on May 23, 2011 from 7:30 AM to 4:00 PM. This year's Summit will focus on mental health and social inclusion, where 250 high school students from Los Angeles County schools and Transition Age Youth programs will receive scholarships to spend the day talking openly about mental illness and stigma....

2011-04-26 11:43:00

LOS ANGELES, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The children's charity Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) announces their new Directors of Research, Dr. Stephen Hinshaw, Chair and Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley; and Dr. Bennett Leventhal, a leader of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Nathan Kline Institute. Together LETS, Dr. Hinshaw, and Dr. Leventhal will study the impact that LETS programs have on...

2011-02-10 19:09:00

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Let's Erase the Stigma Educational Foundation (LETS) has been asked by media groups to respond to the recent shooting in Arizona that killed six people and injured fourteen others. We wanted to wait until after the initial shock before sharing our ideas. LETS is a youth-centered nonprofit that focuses on early education and prevention by helping young people to erase the stigma of mental illness, and today the LETS kids have urged us to...

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