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Why Youth Mental Health is So Important?

Mye Foundation
Thursday July 1, 2021
8:00-9:30pm EDT
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According to the World Health Organization, mental disorders are the single most common cause of disability in young people. In North America, approximately 15%–20% of children and adolescents are suffering from some form of mental disorder. Furthermore, 70% of mental disorders onset prior to the age of 25, making the adolescent years a critical window in which mental health can be promoted, and mental health problems can be addressed. Click here to read the entire article.

“Mental Health for Adolescents” Seminar on July 1

Partnered with First Aid onSite Foundation of America and Dragon Eagle TV, mYeis honored to invite Prof. Rebecca Klisz-Hulbert from Wayne State University, teaching Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience, to share some insightful information on youth mental health with our students and parents.

This seminar will be hosted via Zoom Webinar to provide a safe and comfortable learning experience (participants will not be able to see each othera). You may also submit a question during the registration process to be included in the Q&A session with Prof. Klisz-Hulbert.


Additionally, everybody who attends the zoom conference will get a code that will allow them to watch Screenagers, a multi-award winning documentary addressing the many mental and emotional challenges facing the average teenager in our digital age, for free. (40 dollar value!)

“Sit your kids down and watch this movie.  Sit on them if you have to.  It’s a MUST SEE for anyone with kids in their lives!” – Martha Adams, Chief Creative Officer for Girls Rising”

“I think this is the most important and rewarding film that has immediately useful and beneficial information for all of us…I would like to see this film shown in every school. Then let’s have the discussion on how do we talk with one another and understand the world today.”-Kit Burns, Father, Tacoma WA