Angst-A Documentary and Panel Discussion of Anxiety among our Youth
October 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Angst is a documentary about anxiety among our youth, teens, and college-age students. The film will be followed by a panel discussion by mental health professionals including a psychiatrist who specializes in adolescent psychology, clinical psychologist who works with those affected by addictions and substance abuse, a therapist whose clients are teens and families, and a social worker who works as school counselor. Attendees will receive a take-home sheet to continue the discussion at home, at school, and at church.
Did you know:
50% of all lifetime cases of mental illness begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24.
High school students with significant symptoms of depression are more the twice as likely to drop out of school.
Sadly, the average delay between onset of symptoms and intervention in 8-10 years.
70% of youth in state and local juvenile justice systems have a mental illness.
Any delay is too long.