City of Gloucester Health Department

Cape Ann/North Shore Youth Lead Mental Health Wellness Initiative 2021-2022

Improve youth mental health in the Cape Ann/North Shore region through the creation of a youth-directed regional action network to collaborate with existing partnerships in implementing strategies that will effect positive systems level changes in the youth mental health environment.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Gloucester, MA
AMOUNT: $150,000

Being Yourself is Good Enough

Through advocacy, education, and counseling, teen immigrants connected to Bridges from Borders are exposed to community-based tools that build confidence, provide a sense of belonging, and empower them to learn and grow on their journey toward mental wellbeing. As immigrants living in Western New York, these teens have some things in common; however, the intersection … Continued