Focusing on the mental health and well-being of adolescents of color and LGBTQ+ youth.

Expanding culturally responsive mental health care in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

Adolescents of color and LGBTQ+ youth face significant barriers to accessing mental health care. The Upswing Fund for Adolescent Mental Health was created to address this need by providing resources to organizations serving these populations.

Collectively, our grants and knowledge sharing efforts have impacted the adolescent mental health community by:

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of adolescents in America experience mental health disorders each year.

(JAMA Pediatrics)


fewer visits made to mental health providers at-large by Black and Hispanic adolescents compared to their white counterparts.

(International Journal of Health Services)


of LGBTQ+ youth stated it was important for them to reach out to a crisis intervention organization that focuses on LGBTQ youth.

(The Trevor Project)