After a year of managing life as a young person during a pandemic, how checked-out are you? Myles Bess from Above the Noise will host a panel of Bay Area youth and their advocates to address the need for mental health resources and solutions to get through the next year. For many teens — especially foster youth and others with limited support systems — the stress of readjusting to a range of social experiences, uncertainty about school and activities, mourning lost milestones, and challenges accessing needed mental healthcare will require immense resilience. Through a range of lived experience and a data-dive into statistics about the mental health toll of the recent extended isolation among young people and effective responses, the panel will highlight tools to become your own best advocate and seek the support you need.
About The Tour
The Well Beings Tour is making its way to cities across the country, hosted in partnership with local public media stations to present impactful experiences that connect audiences with mental health resources in the local community, strengthen community connections, and destigmatize mental health challenges. The Tour features moderated public discussions that share information and volunteer opportunities from local community and national organizations. The Tour is fostering new conversations about mental health through these local events — live or virtual, based on local public health conditions.