Heading back to school can be a bittersweet time. Anxiety about classes, friends, and recent events in the news can leave many students hesitant to return. The Steve Fund offers support.
As an organization dedicated to the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color, the Steve Fund is extremely concerned about the impact of repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. This repeal will affect mostly young persons of color, also known as Dreamers.
NPR’s Marketplace reports on the growing need for mental health services at colleges and interviews the Steve Fund’s Executive Director, Dr. Terri Wright.
Please join us in congratulating Thania Galvan, a doctoral student in Clinical clinical psychology PhD Program at the University of Denver, as the 2017 Stephen Rose Scholarship Awardee.
We are deeply concerned beyond the immediate impact of the events. Across the nation, young people of color are exposed to images that represent nothing short of profound racial trauma.
Psychiatric News, the print and electronic news service of the American Psychiatric Association, is reporting on the subject of mental health of students of color in an article on a recent panel session led by Dr. Annelle Primm, the senior medical advisor to the Steve Fund.