The One Oh One - RTNA Award entry 2022 Episode 8
One in three high school students across the U.S. have reported persistent feelings of sadness or hopelessness. In the decade leading up to 2019 suicide rates went up 57% among teens and young adults.
That’s according to a Surgeon General report which says young people are experiencing a mental health crisis.
I wanted to find out if these grim statistics were being reflected locally. Sadly the answer is yes. I had no idea how bad it was.
In this episode of The One Oh One, the state of youth mental health on California’s Central, South Coast, why this is happening and those trying to help.
Note: This page was created specifically for the 73rd Golden Mike Awards entry (Podcast category, P-01, B Division). This episode contains no commercial breaks. The original episode can be found here or where ever you find your podcasts.