Community Catalyst

Expanding and Sustaining Youth SBIRT

Community Catalyst requests $52,000 over 2 years as match to Hilton Foundation funds to amplify & sustain the systemic changes we & our partners have made over the last 5 years as part of our work to advance prevention/early intervention of substance use in young people.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Boston, MA
AMOUNT: $52,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2020
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