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We are discussing the mental health crisis affecting teen girls. We'll be sitting down with Dr. Cheryl Green, a lifestyle psychiatrist and we will talk with a panel of local teen girls from Comunidades Unidas; who will share their experiences and pressures of navigating life in today's world.
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Dr. Cheryl Green, a lifestyle psychiatrist and discuss her new book, Heal Your Daughter: How Lifestyle Psychiatry Can Save Her from Depression, Cutting, and Suicidal Thoughts
READ: CDC Youth Risk Behavior Survey Data Summary & Trends Report: 2011-2021, put out by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveys students in grades 6-12.
Nearly 3 in 5 teen girls (57%) said they felt "persistently sad or hopeless.
1 in 10 teenage girls have been raped
30% said they have seriously considered dying by suicide — a percentage that's risen by nearly 60% over the past 10 years.
Our Voices, a Lantix teen youth community group of Comunidades Unidas, join us for a teen Panel discussion with local Utah students, Cynthia and Tamara. They are sharing their lived experience of being a teen girl growing up in Utah and how they navigated their own mental health journeys.
988 is The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
Available 24 hours. Languages: English, Spanish.
If you have lost someone you love to suicide visit: http://www.afsp.org/copingwithsuicide
Guests' views, thoughts, or opinions are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff, or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, KRCL 90.9fm. Questions, comments or suggestions for the show? Email email@example.com. Tonight's RadioACTive team included: