Community Catalyst

The Power of Prevention: Addressing Youth Addiction

“This grant serves as a partial match for a grant awarded by The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation to promote SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment) expansion in Massachusetts.”

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $72,000 over Three Years
YEAR AWARDED: 2017
WEBSITE: http://www.communitycatalyst.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued