Tackling Michigan youth mental health crisis: Detroit teens say it takes self-love, inner peace

Tackling Michigan youth mental health crisis: Detroit teens say it takes self-love, inner peace

About 20 Detroit teens last summer set out to answer some important questions about how their peers are dealing with mental health struggles.

These high school students, part of a city youth organization called Local Circles, wanted to know two things about their peers: How they practice self-love, and how they find peace in a world in which they constantly feel judged.

They are relevant questions. Schools across Michigan are struggling to address the mental health needs of students. Those troubles existed before the pandemic, but the isolation, lingering effects of remote learning, and challenges coping in the midst of a global health crisis have deepened them.

Read more here: https://detroit.chalkbeat.org/2023/3/2/23620979/youth-mental-health-crisis-detroit-michigan-teens-covid-impact-local-circles

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