Summer 2018 Newsletter

Above: LEAD Pittsburgh joined jazz singer Jessica Lee and artist Julie Shymansky (artwork pictured) at the River’s Club in May for an event highlighting our organization.

#MyYoungerSelf Video Campaign

This campaign from the Child Mind Institute featured celebrities and athletes who have experienced difficulties with their mental health giving advice to their younger selves. This video with Kristen Bell discussing social media was one of our favorites.  Watch the Video →


LEAD by the Numbers

We’ve had a tremendous year of growth. As our audience and our impact grows, we are able to spread our messages about mental health and resilience to a wider audience. Check out this infographic for highlights of LEAD’s impact over the past year. See Our Impact →


May 2018 was Mental Health Awareness Month

This year’s theme was “Fitness 4Mind4Body”. This article from Mental Health America went into detail on how exercise can help benefit both your body and your mental health. Read more →


LEAD Pittsburgh’s “Know the Signs” Campaign

In Spring 2018, we launched a campaign across the Pittsburgh area called “Know the Signs”. Our campaign featured digital, print, and outdoor ads, all intended to help people recognize the signs of teen depression and anxiety. See The Campaign →


We were honored to receive the “Benjamin Rush Community Organization Award” in 2018. Following the gala, LEAD’s Board Chair Sheila Fine wrote a piece in the ACMS’ Bulletin. Read more →

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