Articles by Spenser Egnatz, Outreach Assistant

The Youth Mental Health Epidemic: What Parents and Caregivers Can Do

May 14, 2024

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The Youth Mental Health Epidemic: What Parents and Caregivers Can Do

In April 2024, I wrote an editorial in Academic Psychiatry with my colleagues indicating that the leadership of our field had fallen short in satisfying our moral, ethical and professional standards to promote efforts to address the mental health epidemic among our youth. This was prompted by the skyrocketing rates of depression, anxiety, stress loneliness […]

Nurturing May – Mental Health Month

April 25, 2024

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Nurturing May – Mental Health Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! This year, our May calendar is inspired by our new guide Ways to Help Your Lonely Teen by Dr. Gene Beresin. He shares actionable, practical advice to help caring adults prevent and lessen loneliness and isolation in children, teens, and young adults. Each day, our calendar gives a tip […]

BIPOC Mental Health Month – Rejuvenating July Calendar

June 29, 2023

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BIPOC Mental Health Month – Rejuvenating July Calendar

Download a detailed list of our calendar content including meal recipes¬†in this Word document! Join us in observing BIPOC Mental Health Month (visit MHA to learn more) by exploring different ways to rejuvenate over the summer. Download a PDF of our calendar, and be sure to share with a young person in your life!