Entries by Momentum Team

Youth Mental Health Training

YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH FIRST AID TRAINING In September 2018, Momentum was awarded a 3-year grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) with the purpose of providing Youth Mental Health First Aid training to a handful of employees. Staff from Momentum’s Youth & Family Services team, along with several of the organization’s […]

Jae Suh Receives Patriot Award

ESGR, a Department of Defense program, was established in 1972 to promote cooperation and understanding between Reserve Component Service members and their civilian employers and to assist in the resolution of conflicts arising from an employee’s military commitment. ESGR has served our country for more than 45 years, fostering a culture in which all employers […]

Faces and Voices

David K. Mineta has been elected as a board member for Faces & Voices of Recovery. Faces & Voices of Recovery is dedicated to organizing and mobilizing the over 23 million Americans in recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs, our families, friends and allies into recovery community organizations and networks, to promote the […]

Sally Yates: When Darkness Falls

Sally Yates is the former Deputy Attorney General and Acting Attorney General of the United States. In a touching and beautifully written article her Dad’s battle with depression is shared. (CNN)It was May 6, 1986, and I was just days away from graduating from law school. Late in the afternoon, my mother called the Law […]

What To Do When A Loved One Is Severely Depressed

At a suicide prevention event at Walla Walla High School in Walla Walla, Wash., last month, participants choose necklaces of different colors representing how suicide had affected their lives.CreditGreg Lehman/Walla Walla Union-Bulletin, via Associated Press Heather Murphy wrote an article for the New York Times that provided some helpful tips from experts to help somebody […]

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley

Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley and Community Sponsor Sereno Group Rebuilding Together, along with a community sponsor and volunteers, help to bring  much needed improvements to our supported housing sites. Sereno Group was Momentum’s community sponsor who worked alongside Rebuilding Together in Silicon Valley to make this all happen. This volunteer event took place on April […]

Volunteer Community Hero

Volunteer Community Hero Jason Noriega Congratulations to the recipient of the 2018 Volunteer Community Hero award. These awards recognize community members who have made an extraordinary difference in the lives of our community members. A big congratulations to Momentum’s Board of Director, Jason Noriega!

Assembly Member Ash Kalra

This morning we were honored to welcome Ash Kalra, State Assembly Member for District 27, and Stacie Shih, District Director, to Momentum for an informational session and tour of Crossroads Residential Care. David K. Mineta, President & CEO, along with Brenda Phillips, Associate Director & Administrator, and Bory Kham, RN Clinical Manager at Crossroads, presented […]

Jason Noriega

Jason Noriega is committed to serving, improving and making a difference in the lives of Santa Clara County residents diagnosed with mental illness. As a true community leader, Jason has not left it up to others to remove the barriers associated with accessing quality treatment for mental illness and substance use disorders. He has been […]

Employment Support

The San Jose Business Journal hosted some sponsored content by Momentum in their recent Partners in Philanthropy edition. The full article is posted online. Just follow the link provided below. Mental health and substance use illnesses are common conditions across all demographic groups. Similar to other chronic health issues, mental illness and substance use disorders […]