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Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies: Promoting Mental Wellness in Youth

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Keywords: Adolescents and Youth.

Year Developed: n.a.

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization).

Resource Summary: Youth share their perspectives on mental health, how SBHCs can promote awareness, and ways adolescents and adults can work together to overcome stigmas and improve student health.

Resource Details: Mental health, especially for youth, goes untouched and unspoken far too often. The health and academic effects of poor mental health impact students, their families, and the communities they live in. Join the School-Based Health Alliance’s Youth Advisory Council (YAC) as they share their perspectives on mental health, how SBHCs can promote awareness, and ways adolescents and adults can work together to overcome stigmas and improve student health. Focus areas include: mental health trends and misconceptions, understanding the impact of depression and anxiety, and practical strategies for youth, school, and family engagement.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.