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•SUICIDE: 2nd leading cause of death for youth ages 10 – 24

•African Americans: 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population

•African Americans: 25% seek medical treatment for mental health concerns, as compared to 40% of their non-minority counterparts.

•African American Youth: attempting suicide at a higher rate than their non-minority counterparts

•African Americans: higher predisposition for mental health concerns: violence (victim or witness), trauma, poverty, and lack of access (financial, transportation).
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‘I really love this workshop.’
- 8th  grade transgender male

‘Thank you. You are helping.’
- 9th grade female

Why is our work important:

‘This program was very educational and helpful when it comes to mental health.’
- 6th grade male

Post-Workshop Class Survey Results: