Active Minds supports mental health awareness and education for college students. They are dedicated to saving lives and to building stronger families and communities . Education research, advocacy, and a focus on students and young adults ages , 14-25,
CHOC Mental Health Resource Centers - Specifically WellSpaces are open on middle and high school campuses throughout the county. These unique spaces are designed to provide students navigating an increasingly fast-paced world with a dedicated place to practice social-emotional learning skills. The spaces feature a home-like feel to provide a space of calm, punctuated by mindfulness activities such as journaling, aromatherapy, beads and other crafts. Students learn breathing exercises and other techniques to help them build resilience and self-regulation skills so they may gain a better sense of control and return to learning.
Fristers, founded and operated on Christian principles, is dedicated to helping teen parents build healthy and stable lives and families through educational classes and workshops, mentoring, case management, and the support of a caring community.
Pregnant and parenting teens are a vulnerable population. Fristers provides a community of support focused on improving teen parents' mental health and well-being.
The mission of Orangewood Foundation is to prepare foster and community youth to reach their greatest potential. Founded in 1981, the foundation is one of the leading providers of services to these teens and young adults. Foundation programs focus on four critical areas: health & wellness, housing, life skills & employment, and education. Annually Orangewood serves over 2,000 youth.
LTLAD supports Nick's Alma Mater, Santa Margarita Catholic High School Wellness Program. The Wellness program provides a range of resources and referrals to support students' mental health well-being and their families in meeting the challenges of adolescence through prevention, early intervention, and education.