A tool for young adults who are passionate about intersectional issues related to mental health and want to advocate for change.
Have 5 mins? Get Informed.
Have 30 mins? Engage Others.
Have days? Change minds
Evokate can help you take action on mental health.
Crisis response & policing, the school-to-prison pipeline, intergenerational trauma and other inequitable conditions.
The mental health workforce needs more diversity and training on cultural humility.
Many counties deploy police for a mental health crisis even though they aren’t appropriate responders.
BIPOC students face unequal disciplinary action in schools.
Racial justice is dependent on healing.
Rooted in indigenous practices, restorative justice focuses on building relationships.
How discrimination, housing insecurity, and non-gender-affirming care impact mental health.
Even just within the past year, most LGBTQ youth have faced discrimination.
Conversion therapy is dangerous, discredited, and ineffective.
40% of youth who experience homelessness identify as LGBTQ.
Only 36% of LGBTQ youth who have wanted mental health care have received it.
Addressing stigma, affordability, and responsiveness of care.
Medicaid is a lifeline that covers nearly 75 million people nationwide, half of which are youth.
Looking for care? It can be very hard to predict what you’ll be expected to pay.
Integrating mental health into primary doctor visits can make it easier to meet young adults’ needs.
The top way to reduce stigma is sharing your lived experience.
It is important to prevent issues from happening in the first place, when possible.
If you want things to change, you’re not alone. Hear from others about their real-life experiences on mental health.
We’re a group of 20 young adults ages 18-25 from many different backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives across the U.S. What brings us together is our passion for creating change for mental health. Improving mental health means pushing forward the ideas and leadership of the next generation. That’s why we came together to create this tool.