SafeSpace Menlo Park

SafeSpace, a teen-led organization that empowers young people to engage in mental health advocacy and awareness, is hosting a rally at Fremont Park in downtown Menlo Park on Sunday, May 5, from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. This event will kickoff Mental Health Awareness Month and feature youth speakers, music, performances, activities and resources and more. All are invited!

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New SafeSpace workshop and support line app

The SafeSpace Youth Action Board in coordination with local mental health professionals is presenting a 90-minute workshop on how to help a friend struggling with their mental health, handle and defuse crisis situations, encourage help-seeking behaviors, and discuss difficult topics. This Affects Us All: Helping a Friend in Crisis March 28 and April 18, 6:30-8:00 […]

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SafeSpace teens create videos to help break silence about mental health problems

Members of the SafeSpace Youth Advisory Board created, wrote, directed and produced a collection of videos entitled, “SafeSpace New Conversations.”  with the intent of challenging current media portrayals of mental illness as a hopeless condition and ask the question, “What would happen if we told the truth about our lives?” The videos will be offered […]

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Spring workshops for teens and families at SafeSpace Community Engagement Center

SafeSpace Community Engagement Center (708 Oak Grove Ave, Menlo Park) offer these free workshops in May: Mindfulness and Meditation for Teens Class When: Thursdays from 6:00-7:00 pm (May 10, 17 & 24) These classes introduce young people, ages 12-26, to the basic skills of a mindfulness practice. Each lesson will help guide to a more […]

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New free workshops on teen meditation and mindfulness begin April 19

SafeSpace is please to announce free Teen Meditation and Mindfulness classes taught by Julie Brody starting this Thursday, April 19 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm at the SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave.in Menlo Park. These weekly workshops run through May 24. Please register through Eventbrite.

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Youth Mental Health First Aid Class offered on Feb. 24

SafeSpace is offering a Youth Mental Health First Aid class designed to teach parents, family members, and youth how to help a young person (aged 12-18) who is experiencing a mental health or addiction challenge. This one-day, eight-hour course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action […]

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SafeSpace offering mental health classes for teens & adults

SafeSpace is offering Youth Mental Health First Aid classes open to the community on Saturday January 20 from 9:00-5:00 pm or Saturday, Feb. 24 from 9:00-5:00 pm at the SafeSpace Community Engagement Center, 708 Oak Grove Ave. Menlo Park. These classes are open to teens and adults. Register through Eventbrite; the cost is $20. This […]

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Teens & young adults invited to SafeSpace launch party on Sept. 16

This Saturday, September 16, youth and young adults (12-26) are invited to the free SafeSpace Center Launch Party from 3:00 to 6:00 pm at 1162 El Camino Real in Menlo Park. There will be music, food, a selfie wall, a mural wall, and a raffle with lots of prizes (including an Apple watch). SafeSpace is […]

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