Reframe Mental Health

Reframe Mental Health

CLASP's mental health work advances systems and policy change with an explicit focus on how a person's race and ethnicity affects how they interact with the health system. Without a direct understanding of how mental health and wellbeing are seen by those who are living in poverty, we cannot create effective policy solutions. 

Jul 28, 2020 | Report/Brief | Kayla Tawa

The Center for Law and Social Policy’s (CLASP) youth and young adult mental health framework calls for policies that increase access to healing, transformative mental health supports for this population.6 Through our Policy Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH) initiative, CLASP has collaborated with partners over 2019 and 2020 to test this framework, advancing systems and policy changes supporting well-being for transition-age youth (ages 16-17) and young adults (ages 18-25).

Jul 10, 2020 | Report/Brief | Kayla Tawa

The Center for Law and Social Policy’s (CLASP) youth and young adult mental health framework calls for policies that increase access to healing, transformative mental health supports for this population. Through our Policy Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH) initiative, CLASP has collaborated with partners over 2019 and 2020 to test this framework, advancing systems and policy changes supporting well-being for transition-age youth (ages 16-17) and young adults (ages 18-25). We identified a set of policy options with broad applicability and strong potential to increase access

Jun 16, 2020 | Report/Brief | Kayla Tawa

The Center for Law and Social Policy’s (CLASP) youth and young adult mental health framework calls for policies that increase access to healing, transformative mental health supports for this population.6 Through our Policy Advancing Transformation and Healing (PATH) initiative, CLASP has collaborated with partners over 2019 and 2020 to test this framework, advancing systems and policy changes supporting well-being for transition-age youth (ages 16-17) and young adults (ages 18-25). We identified a set of policy options with broad applicability and strong potential to increase acces

Apr 12, 2021 | Report/Brief | Whitney Bunts

In this report for federal, state, and local government entities, we offer examples of states that have created good mental health mobile response systems

Feb 9, 2021 | Fact Sheet | Nia West-Bey

We urge Congress to prioritze young people's healing and wellbeing by making a targeted $7.5 billion investment -- over and above the $4 billion already proposed -- in the mental health of youth ages 16-25. 

Hear about the progress states and localities have made and what CLASP and partners have learned along the way in PATH and MOMD initiatives. 

Breaking systemic barriers in mental health involves innovative approaches, and diversified funding streams and infrastructures. Learn more about what CLASP's advisors and partners have been working on to fund innovations.

Jun 22, 2020 | Fact Sheet

State legislative action is necessary to expand the definition of telehealth to include text messaging and other forms of technology. Read more from CLASP's recent explainer.

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