K-12 News

Youth Mental Health Issues

The new You Are Not Alone section of the Youth Mental Health collection on PBS LearningMedia takes a comprehensive look at mental health issues among teens and young adults today.

Topics include suicide prevention, trauma and toxic stress, and depression and anxiety. The collection also takes a look at family-focused, youth-driven and school-based mental health programs. A viewer discussion guide is produced to spark conversations in multiple settings: the classroom, parent/caregiver meetings, staff and teacher training sessions, and community group meetings.

These videos were segmented from the KET series You Are Not Alone. The 6-part KET series  features people on the front lines of mental health and emphasizes the importance of healthy, supportive relationships in helping youth overcome mental health challenges.

Depending on your purposes, you might choose to view one or more individual video segments, or view full programs from the series.