About 20 folks, together with youngsters and their dad and mom, spent Wednesday night speaking about psychological well being and methods to cope with battle on the second session of the Teen Psychological Well being Examine-In. This occasion was held by the Women Dig Deeper Initiative (GDDI) and Macon Psychological Well being Issues (MMHM) on the Rosa Jackson Recreation Heart.
“We talked about how we’re feeling, what psychological well being means to us, indicators and signs of high psychological well being diagnoses and the right way to determine them,” stated GDDI Founder Najiva Timothee. “Everybody within the room was engaged—listening, taking notes and asking questions.”
MMHM supplied details about resolving battle, meditation, rest, and grounding methods for anxiousness prevention. Teenagers additionally discovered about totally different psychological well being points and the way to deal with them.
“Regardless that we’re closing out Might for Psychological Well being Month, I encourage our youth and households to proceed to prioritize their psychological well being and wellness each day,” stated Timothee.
The GDDI is a recipient of Macon Violence Prevention (MVP) grant funding. If you happen to’d wish to be taught extra concerning the GDDI, click on right here.