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News and Opinion May 12, 2022

Turnaround at 4-H PYD Academy on Youth Mental Health

Turnaround for Children Founder and Senior Science Advisor, Pamela Cantor, M.D., and Partnership Director, Katie Brackenridge, presented at, “Creating a Path to Youth Emotional Wellness: A 4-H PYD Academy on Youth Mental Health,” hosted by 4-H.

The event took place from May 10-12, 2022 and was designed to increase the capacity of 4-H professionals to support youth emotional wellness.

On Tuesday, May 10, Dr. Cantor gave the keynote speech, “The Current State of Youth Mental Health.” The keynote focused on the current youth mental health crisis and the opportunity we have now to not only address the current crisis, but set young people up to thrive, now and in the future.

On Thursday, May 12, Brackenridge hosted the workshop, “Translating the Science into Practice: The Turnaround for Children Toolbox.” The workshop took participants on a tour through the Turnaround Toolbox, highlighting key tools and resources for youth well-being.