Our mission is to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. Read on to learn more.
We create multimedia campaigns, curate storytelling movements, and develop youth programs to encourage a diverse cultural conversation around mental health.
North Star Statement
BC2M activates and empowers you to join our fight to end stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. United, we will create and advance innovative approaches and partnerships to start conversations around mental illness, share resources, and tell stories so everyone can thrive in a stigma free world.
Guiding Principles & Beliefs
We exist on a mental health spectrum. Each and every one of us deserve acceptance, dignity, and support to live our best lives. We follow and uphold the principles below to ensure our work normalizes conversations about mental illness.
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Bring Change to Mind grew out of an unyielding determination to end discrimination surrounding mental health. We recognize that mental health does not live in a vacuum and that many environmental factors including systemic racism can have devastating impacts on the mental health of communities of color. We stand with Black, indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) communities to oppose racism and bigotry.
BC2M is committed to deliberate action through centering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our decision making, program creation and delivery, and partnerships. Some of those action steps include: creating additional race and mental health resources for our clubs to access on our online portal, inviting special guests to speak to our youth about racial injustice and how to protect your mental wellbeing, and facilitating educated conversations around this topic with our youth leaders.
To those in our BC2M community who are struggling with their mental health during this period of heightened trauma; we see you, we hear you. You are not alone and what you’re feeling right now is valid. If you need to talk, please contact Crisis Text Line by texting “BC2M” to 741-741, dial 988, or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).
With commitment to being part of the solution,
Bring Change to Mind’s Board of Directors and Staff