Mental health is health. Despite the significant impact that mental health can have on our physical health, it is still a heavily stigmatized subject, which is why it’s one of the areas that we focus on.
In 2019, the CDC’s Youth Risk Behavior Survey for Florida reported that 1 in 3 high school students felt sad or hopeless for at least two weeks, and almost 8% attempted to commit suicide. These statistics highlight why it is vital to discuss mental health with youth.
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