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Unpacking the “Invisible Backpack”

Dr. Garica Sanford of the Momentous Institute discusses the “invisible backpack” every child carries into school. 

Unpacking the “Invisible Backpack”

Dr. Garica Sanford discusses the “invisible backpack” every child carries into school. 

This clip is a segment from the Dallas Well Beings Tour event, How Child Poverty Shapes Mental Health, hosted by Call to Mind and public media station KERA.

The Well Beings Tour is a series of community-based outreach events hosted by local public media stations across the country to demystify and normalize mental health matters, address discrimination and stigma, and encourage compassion. Check our tour schedule to learn more.

WellBeings.org is a mental health resource, not a crisis or suicide response website. If you are in crisis, or experiencing thoughts of suicide, please text the Crisis Text Line (text HELLO to 741741), or call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Both services are free and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.