Is a national non-profit founded in 2010 by award-winning actress Glenn Close, her sister, Jessie, and nephew, Calen. Through widely distributed PSAs and evidence-based youth programs, BC2M aims to end mental health stigma and discrimination. Since the launch of our youth programs in Fall 2015, BC2M High School has expanded to over 260 high schools across 18 states, with seven main regional hubs in northern CA, southern CA, central AZ, Indianapolis IN, Tri-State area, Columbus OH, and Cincinnati OH. BC2M High School is a free, peer to peer, club program that provides teens with a platform to promote mental health education, advocacy, career paths, and resource sharing.
Resources provided to all BC2M clubs include:
Up to $500 in grant funds annually
A branded club kit with educational and promotional materials
Access to an online portal with activity and event ideas and descriptions
An invitation to our free, annual BC2M High School Summit
Ongoing support from BC2M staff
A free subscription to the headspace app (health and mindfulness app)
Bring Change to Mind (BC2M) is a national non-profit working to end mental health stigma and discrimination through widely distributed PSAs and youth programs. In 2010, award-winning actress Glenn Close co-founded Bring Change to Mind along with her sister, Jessie, who lives with Bipolar Disorder and her nephew, Calen, who lives with Schizoaffective Disorder. Since the launch of our youth programs in Fall 2015, Bring Change to Mind High School has expanded to over 260 high schools across 18 states, with seven main regional hubs in; northern CA, southern CA, Central AZ, Indianapolis IN, Tri-State area, Columbus OH, and Cincinnati OH. This Fall, BC2M will support approximately 400 high schools in their efforts to erase mental health stigma on their campuses.
Leanne Murphy MSW, CNP
She, Her, Hers
Regional Program Manage–r
Bring Change to Mind
IamTeenStrong.com is a boutique website that provides a unique blend of life resources, information, and inspiration to support the emotional and physical health of girls’ ages 13 yrs. – 20 yrs.
The website is for parents too. Parents don’t always know where to turn to get help for their kiddos (girls and guys alike), and our Arizona state-wide directory can help get them on the right path to finding the best resources for their needs. The Amaze.org animated videos are perfect to help anyone get a difficult or uncomfortable conversation started.