Thought this was great info
I often get asked why I do so much work with the young, check out the infographic on the left and you can see how important and vital my work within the mental health youth arena is.
Did you know that over 20% of young adults have a mental illness? This statistic is a sad indication of society and the worries that youths have at a very early stage of their adolescence.
What do you do with these youths? You help them as much as you can; you keep your ears open and LISTEN to their words; do not jump in and finish sentences for them, do not be assumptive about the conversation they want to have, do not interrupt, just listen.
It may be they want to discuss something that is happening to them, perhaps they want to talk about mental health, the reasons why they feel low, the reasons why…
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