Events at Youth and Family Services

Youth Survey for March 2019

Mental Health Stigma Reduction Initiative

The City of Fremont Human Services Department Youth & Family Services (YFS) Division is seeking the participation of Fremont Unified School District Junior High and High School students to take part in the “Mental Health Stigma Reduction Youth Survey” which is supported by Kaiser Permanente Northern California Community Benefit Program, and designed to understand students’ attitudes about mental health concerns and factors affecting their willingness to seek help. Responses to this survey will enable us to better support students and families in getting help for mental health concerns. Participation in this survey is voluntary and all responses to survey questions are confidential and anonymous.

Participation in this survey study involves:

Students spending 20 minutes to complete the online survey;

E-gift card of $5.00 for the student upon completion of the online survey.

If interested, please

1. Complete the parental consent and student assent form to participate in the survey.

2. Provide student’s email address on the form where indicated.

3. Return the forms signed by both parent and student to City of Fremont Youth & Family Services Division in one of the two following ways:

    * Scan and email the signed forms to at City of Fremont; or

    *Drop off the signed forms at the student’s school Main Office.

4. YFS will then email a link to the student to access the online survey.

Parent Consent and Student Assent Form

Letter to Parent - Mental Health Stigma Reduction Initiative Youth Survey

For more information about this study, please contact Annie Bailey, Principal Investigator, at (510) 574-2100 or the Aspire Independent Review Board at 1-877-366-5414 (toll-free),



The City of Fremont Human Services’ Youth and Family Services (YFS) Division along with many communities across the country is celebrates National Children’s Mental Health Awareness during the month of May. The goal of this annual national initiative is to explore how communities can increase access to behavioral health services and support for children, youth, and young adults who experience mental or substance used disorders and their families.

In support of this campaign, City of Fremont Human Services' YFS, Fremont Unified School District, and Kaiser Permanente welcomed all FUSD students to participate in a Student Art Contest. Students created their masterpiece and are helped promote Mental Health Awareness through the theme "Sharing Feelings and Hope,"  illustrated through Drawing, Painting, Collage, Sculpture, Poems and Writing.

Student Art Contest

For more information and list of Winners, Finalist and Honorable Mentions, click below.

Student Art Contest