The Youth Mental Health Crisis Today

June 28, 2022
The youth mental health crisis, how it’s affecting Maine’s young people, and what can be done to help…

A growing number of young people are struggling with mental health challenges, from eating disorders to anxiety to depression. The pandemic has only made things worse. More than a third of high school students experienced poor mental health during the pandemic. We’ll talk with experts about the causes of this nationwide crisis, what’s happening in Maine, and how to help. Features, Kristel Thyrring, Director of Youth Mental Health Programs at NAMI Maine, and Marena Koenka, NAMI Maine Teen Text Line Support Specialist and In Our Own Voice Presenter.

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