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Wed, May 26


Speaker Series - Online

Student Edition! Youth Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Hear speakers from Talkspace, University of Michigan, and WCSD, as well as local students discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on our youth mental health.

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Student Edition! Youth Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Student Edition! Youth Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Time & Location

May 26, 2021, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Speaker Series - Online

About the Event

Did you know that Mental Health America ranked Nevada 51st among states in seven categories of youths at risk? Psychological and emotional disturbances, substance abuse disorders, major depressive episodes and suicide rates are on the rise statewide due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn what is what is being done to battle this growing issue.

Join us in this monthly speaker series to learn about critical local issues that impact your quality of life here in the Truckee Meadows. Each month we will focus on a specific different area of quality of life. For May, we are excited to bring you the second STUDENT EDITION of the Community Conversation Speaker Series. 

Experts from Talkspace, University of Michigan School of Medicine and Public Health, and Washoe County School District discuss with local teens about the impacts of the panedemic on kids and thier mental health.  This panel is student led, student run, and student focused through the WCSD Service Learning Program.

RSVP appreciated but NOT required!

May 26th @ 12 NOON Lunchtime WatchParty on the Truckee Meadows Tomorrow YouTube Channel: 

Panelists Include:

Katherine Loudon - Director of Counselling, Washoe County School District

Emma White - Founder,, Public Speaker and Suicide Prevention & Youth Mental Health Advocate

Elizabeth Hinkle - Talkspace, Marriage and Family Therapist 

Natasha Johnson - MSW, PhD TRAILS Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry

Erica Schneider, WCSD student

Hosted and Moderated by Erica Mirich, Executive Director of Truckee Meadows Tomorrow

This speaker series is made possible by the generous support of Renown Health, Wells Fargo, Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN,) Washoe Education Association, OnStrategy and NV Energy 

Get informed by checking out the Nevada Tomorrow Community Data Exchange. Learn about this free, dynamic, easy to use, one-stop digital resource for access to community quality of life data. There you will find up-to-date demographic, education, environmental, economic, health, social determinant and equity data that highlights trends, challenges and opportunities in our Nevada communities; hundreds of maps, tables and figures, and, promising practices. 

We hope to see you there!

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