Apoyando la Salud Mental de los Latines

La comunidad latina/latine es muy diversa e incluye a personas de varias naciones diferentes. La palabra generalmente se refiere a los individuos de países hispanohablantes, especialmente a los de Latinoamérica. Mientras que la comunidad latine comparta un lenguaje y varios atributos, es importante reconocer que estas similaridades no se pueden reducir a un solo rasgo… View Article

A True Sense of Serenity

Your support helps young people find their place in the world. Just ask Serenity. Or Reny, for short. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Reny joined Vibrant’s Adolescent Skills Center (ASC) during high school. She was butting heads with family and slipped into a depression that caused her to isolate. She wasn’t her creative, upbeat, or… View Article

There’s Nothing Holding You Back

Congratulations to the 2024 Adolescent Skills Center graduates! Last Friday, motivated young people, program staff and partners, families, and friends gathered at Vibrant’s headquarters for a graduation ceremony. Marking the largest graduating class at Vibrant to date, the day honored the achievement of 45 earned high school equivalent degrees this school year! Beyond academic success,… View Article

We the Resilient! Meet the Keynote Speakers

You won’t want to miss this lineup! We are thrilled to announce this year’s distinguished keynote speakers for We the Resilient: A Conference On Disaster Behavioral Health and Building a Truly Resilient Community. Our fourth annual conference promises to be full of engaging and enlightening content on a subject that becomes increasingly more relevant every… View Article

Statement from Dr. Tia Dole, Chief 988 Lifeline Officer at Vibrant Emotional Health about Tragic Loss of Professional Golfer Grayson Murray

A Statement from Dr. Tia Dole, Chief 988 Lifeline Officer at Vibrant Emotional Health: “We are heartbroken by the loss of Grayson Murray. Our hearts go out to his parents, Eric and Terry Murray, as this is such a trying time in their lives. It is evident that he was not only a talented golfer,… View Article

Strengthening Our Culture of Belonging: Embedding Equity In the Workplace and the Communities We Serve

“We want folks to know that Vibrant is accessible, accountable, intentional, and thoughtful. Those are all the essential components to a sense of belonging.” – Sa’uda Dunlap, Vice President of Equity and Belonging Embedding Equity in Vibrant’s Workplace and the Communities We Serve This past year, Vibrant worked across the organization to further embed belonging… View Article

Transforming Crisis Response: Revolutionizing Mental Health Access Across the Country

“With Vibrant’s support, you’re never alone. There’s always someone you can reach out to and connect to who can offer validation and emotional health resources.” – Christian Burgess, Disaster Distress Helpline Director The 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline’s first year demonstrated the enormous impact this three-digit number has already had in offering unprecedented access to… View Article

Guiding Families and Empowering Youth: Through Personalized Emotional Health Support

HJ’s Journey with Staten Island Family & Youth Peer Support (FYPS) Towards Well-being and Empowerment: Before joining Staten Island FYPS, HJ, a 23-year-old mother of five was a survivor of domestic violence with a significant history of trauma. She faced uncertainty about how to ensure the well-being of herself and her children. Literacy challenges added… View Article

Connecting Lives: Strengthening Families for a Brighter Tomorrow

“Family Link Plus has changed my life. I feel like I have put in the work and know what steps I need to move forward.” – Crystal Willis, Family Link Plus Participant Helping Families Get Back on Track: “Family Link Plus offered the resources and support from trained staff that my family and I needed… View Article