In The News

We invite you to read recent articles and listen to interviews with YouthWell...

10/23/2020 • An Intimate Conversation with the 19th United States Surgeon General, Vivek H. Murthy
Moderated by Rachael Steidl

10/23/2020 Coffee and Conversations with Behavioral Health Experts
Hosted by Santa Barbara Foundation view

7/29/2020 • Mental Health & Wellbeing Panel
Hosted by Just Communities on Facebook Live


6/1/2020 • Youth Wellness Connection
The Youth Wellness Connection (YWC) Council and High School Clubs were developed and designed (2016-2020) by Rachael Steidl in collaboration with students from 5 different schools in Santa Barbara, CA. The YWC Council continues under the Mental Wellness Center. This high school leadership program educates, empowers, and engages students to become mental health upstanders in order to raise awareness and eliminate stigma.

Those four years working with more than 300 students provided insight into the importance of prioritizing early intervention and prevention and helped in creating the mission and vision of YouthWell.

2016-2019 YWC Video Recap >    •   2019-2020 YWC Video Recap >


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