In 2007, a committee of youth and young adults formed to advise System of Care grantees on youth engagement developed in to Youth Motivating Others through Experience or Youth MOVE. Youth MOVE is a youth-driven, chapter-based national organization dedicated to uniting the voices of youth nationwide. To access their webpage, click here

Youth MOVE Virginia is a program provided through a contractual agreement between the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) and NAMI Virginia for youth and young adults. Youth MOVE Virginia is a platform for young people to share their story and inspire others. It also functions as Virginia’s Statewide Youth Network and voice for young people with systems experience. In addition to the mental health system, Youth MOVE VA is open to youth and young adults who have experience in the child welfare, education or juvenile justice systems, including foster care and substance use/recovery services. To access their webpage, click here