Dr. Jennifer Bailey discusses the importance of new youth mental health training

By RealWV staff, RealWV sat down with Dr. Jennifer Bailey earlier this week to discuss a youth mental health training she and her team at the Monroe Health Center are offering. Tell us about what your program and who it serves?  Dr. Bailey: Youth Mental Health First Aid is a world-wide evidence-based training program that […]

Depression is skyrocketing among American teens

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Conventional wisdom is that the rise of youth mental health problems took hold as a result of the pandemic. New data shows that unhealthy youth mental health trends actually began spiking in 2014 and continue to increase today.  In 1991, about 25% of teenagers agreed with the statement, “I can’t do […]