After Mental Health Awareness Month – Now What?

May 29, 2015
As Mental Health Month draws to a close, Step Up pledges to continue, as an innovator and thought leader, to educate and advocate through the public sharing of powerful personal stories from the field, and to increase awareness and share best practices in the area of mental health, chronic homelessness,…

Step Up CEO Tod Lipka w caption2As Mental Health Month draws to a close, Step Up pledges to continue, as an innovator and thought leader, to educate and advocate through the public sharing of powerful personal stories from the field, and to increase awareness and share best practices in the area of mental health, chronic homelessness, and permanent supportive housing. The Public Policy Committee of Step Up’s Board of Directors pledges to actively work to position Step Up and Daniel’s Places as national leaders on mental health and housing policy issues for adults and Transitional Age Youth (TAY); strengthen the visibility of Step Up and Daniel’s Places among U.S. government officials and potential partners and funders; educate elected officials about Step Up and Daniel’s Places strategies around mental health and housing policy issues; promote best and next practices in areas central to the vision and mission of Step Up and Daniel’s Places; and provide education and support to elected officials currently advocating for mental health and housing policy issues; and impact U.S. funding for mental health and housing policy issues. To see the ongoing activities of the Public Policy Committee of Step Up’s Board of Directors, click here.

 

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