May Events for Mental Health Month

During Mental Health Month, CHIP participated in events to share our findings about how donors can support mental health. The need is especially acute now, since the health and economic crises from COVID-19 have accentuated the urgency for greater support of mental health and addiction issues.

Giving Compass Conversation Series: Mental Health

Mental health and addiction challenges have emerged as a major health crisis during COVID-19. In this webinar on May 13, Afi Tengue, VP of Philanthropy & Impact at Giving Compass, spoke with Kat Rosqueta, Founding Executive Director of CHIP, about how donors can help.

Impactful Philanthropy: Supporting Mental Health

This session of the Goldman Sachs Philanthropy Roundtable Discussion series on May 17 explored mental issues in the COVID-19 era and opportunities for philanthropists to invest in the field. Speakers included Kat RosquetaJon Stevens, MD, MPH, The Menninger Clinic; Jan Swartz, The Goodness Web; and Kristen Ward, MPH, Mindful Philanthropy.

Supporting Mental Health: Guidance For Donors

On May 25 at 1–2pm ET, join the Center for High Impact Philanthropy and Mindful Philanthropy for a panel discussion about how donors can make a bigger impact addressing the surge in behavioral health issues due to COVID-19, including strategies described in CHIP’s guidance, Health in Mind: A Philanthropic Guide for Mental Health and Addiction.

CHIP’s Kat Rosqueta and Mindful Philanthropy’s Kristen Ward will host a panel that includes: Dr. Octavio N. Martinez, Jr., Hogg Foundation for Mental Health (UT Austin); Dr. Karen Scott, Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE); and Erica Snow, Colorado Health Foundation.