Media Coverage

program manager mo spotlights omm for mental health awareness month on dc news now

OMM’s Executive Director Named a 2022 Washingtonian of the Year by Washingtonian Magazine

WTOP highlights omm in Montgomery Co., MD

omm featured on born this way foundation’s channel kindness: Dispatches From Chromatica: D.C.

wtop news spotlights omm as recipient of funding from lady gaga’s born this way foundation

omm featured on NBC4 as INOVA grant recipient

OMM included in Montgomery Co.’s response to increase student mental health needs

Our Minds Matter featured as Washington Spirit’s community spotlight

Our Minds Matter featured on the Today Show

OMM featured in Washington Post article

WUSA9 Biking for Mental Stress and Suicide Prevention

Road to a Better Community: Our Minds Matter on WUSA9 Great Day Washington

Our Minds Matter featured on WJLA Good Morning Washington

our minds matter featured on FCPS’ Healthy Minds Podcast

Harris’ Heroes: Two Foundations Fighting Teen Suicide

“News4 Your Sunday: DC Area Charities for Your Holiday Giving” – JAF Featured

“Fairfax County Schools Holds Conference to Address Mental Health” – JAF Featured

“’13 Reasons Why’ Sparks Conversation Around Suicide in VA”- JAF featured in WUSA 9

“Saving Teens from Themselves” — JAF featured in the April 2016 issue of Good Housekeeping!

“Fighting stigma – CSB awards mini-grants to six youth-led projects”

“Community gathers to address teen mental health” by Kate Yanchulis

“Experts advise parents working to head off mental health issues in teens” by Michelle Basch

“Teens open up about mental health, suicide” by Michelle Basch

“Fairfax Co. Teens Unite to Prevent Suicide” by Jackie Bensen

Lauren Anderson talks JAF with Deepak Chopra on One World

“Summit addresses mental health of teens” by Petula Dvorak

“Parents Need to Ask Teens About Suicide” by Peggy Fox

“Fairfax County Community Copes with Two Teen Deaths” by Kate Ryan

“Giving Teens Strength to Keep On Living” by Jean Jianos

“Recent rash of student suicides could be ‘contagion’ phenomena: Sister of suicide victim started foundation in 2011 to address issue” by Gregg MacDonald

“Eliminating the Stigma of Mental Illness” by Emily Lipscomb

“Students Laugh More for Mental Wellness” by Sara Bolanos

“Students Support Safety Nets for Mental Wellness” by Rachel Rogers

“Active Minds begins Mental Wellness Week” by Emily Lipscomb

“Foundation Prepares to Promote Mental Health: Josh Anderson Foundation to sponsor events across county for mental health and depression awareness” by Alex McVeigh

“Burnham Shares Inspirational Story” by Ellen Kan

“Suicide Survivor Speaks to Teens About Prevention and Mental Health” by Peggy Fox

“Herndon Middle School Stomps Out Bullying” by Leslie Perales Loges

“Safe Community Coalition Honors Partners” by Alex McVeigh

“Seeking the Positive From the Tragic” by Amiee Freeman

“JAF Sponsors Speaker During Mental Wellness Week“ by Grace Erard

“Helping Students Deal With Stress: ‘Stress Less, Laugh More’ campaign comes to South Lakes, other area schools” by Alex McVeigh

“Nowhere to Turn” by Yaasmin Gourdarzi