ABOUT

Who are we?

This website is brought to you by the Pennsylvania Healthy Transitions Partnership.

   

The purpose of the Pennsylvania Healthy Transitions Partnership, also known as the Now is the Time: Healthy Transitions Grant, is to improve mental healthcare for young adults ages 16 to 25 (known as Transition-Age Youth).

About the Pennsylvania Healthy Transitions Partnership:

  • The Pennsylvania Healthy Transitions Partnership is a 5 year SAMSHA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) grant.

  • Bucks County is one of three Pennsylvania counties that have received grant funds.

    • The other Pennsylvania counties are Berks and Washington Counties.

BUCKS COUNTY WORKGROUPS

TAY-YA WORKGROUP

COORDINATING CARE

COMMUNITY EDUCATION

& OUTREACH

YOUNG ADULT ADVISORY

The Transition-Age Youth and Young Adult (TAY-YA) Workgroup is committed to enhancing the wellbeing of transition-age youth in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Through cross-systems collaboration and partnership with youth and families, the TAY-YA Workgroup strives to create a seamless transition between child and adult serving systems. 

The goal of the Coordinating Care for Transition-Age Youth and Young Adultes with a Serious Mental Health Condition Subcommittee is to create a seamless transition between the child/adolescent and adult serving systems and meet the specific needs of youth & young adults.   

The goal of the Community Education and Outreach to At-Risk Transition-Age Youth and Young Adults is to increase public awareness through:

  • Social Media

  • Community Events & Activities  

  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Trainings

  • and more!

Comprised of young adults (ages 16 – 25) with experience of the mental health system.

The Young Adult Advisory Group provides guidance and feedback to the Now is the Time: Healthy Transitions Grant.

This webpage was developed [in part] under grant number SM061250 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).  The views, policies, and opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of SAMHSA or HHS.

BUCKS COUNTY OFFICE OF MENTAL HEALTH

BUCKS COUNTY OFFICE OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH

215-444-2800
215-444-2720

THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF BUCKS COUNTY