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Surviving or Thriving: Youth Mental Health in America

2023 Future of Health Summit

Surviving or Thriving: Youth Mental Health in America

Monday, November 6, 2023
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM EST
Salamander Washington DC - Gallery B

Children and youths, affected deeply by the COVID-19 crisis, are reckoning with a different kind of epidemic. Pervasive depression and anxiety, rising rates of substance misuse, increasing isolation and loneliness—all are contributors to the sad status quo. Society must find ways to address the needs of younger generations, both outside and inside the classroom, to ensure a healthy and thriving future. Join specialists and advocates to chart a new path with solutions that will prove durable over time. 

Moderator
William Brangham
Correspondent, PBS NewsHour
Speaker
Obi Felten
Founder and CEO, Flourish Labs
Daniel Gillison
CEO, Executive Office, National Alliance on Mental Illness
Amanda Grigg
Staff Director, Forum for Children’s Well-Being Division of Behavioral and Social Science and Education, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Kacie Kelly
Chief Innovation Officer, Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute