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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: