Child mental health virtual town hall to take place Thursday

Posted at 10:57 AM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 13:57:54-04

TEMPE, AZ — Valley leaders and a behavioral health non-profit are teaming up for a virtual discussion about youth mental health.

Scottsdale-based group notMYkid, the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family, Tempe Coalition and City of Tempe are hosting the online Youth Mental Health event on Thursday, Oct. 22 from 2-3 p.m.

The discussion will include topics on supporting youth mental health, warning signs of struggle and mental health crises, and tips on how to guide children and teens through stress.

“COVID-19 has taken a toll on our children,” said Kristen Polin, CEO of notMYkid, in a press release. “We are very worried about the long-term effects on their mental health. Our community is coming together to let families know we have resources to help.”

To register for the virtual town hall, click here.