Hidden Struggles Leading to Tragedy

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On ‘What’s Trending,’ hosts Jessica Reyes, Patricia Wu, and guest Dr. Cortina Peters discuss he story of Ben Salis, a promising student and athlete, and the often-hidden signs of mental distress, such as suicide, in young people

Hidden struggles

Young people may be emotionally aware without knowing how to express or process intense feelings, leading to hopelessness and despair.

Pandemic impact

The pandemic’s social isolation and resulting challenges may have lasting mental health impacts on young people.

Support is crucial

Parents, loved ones, and communities can all play a vital role in fostering open communication and creating safe spaces for young people to seek help.

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Editorial Team
At the heart of MHTN - America's pioneering 24/7 Mental Health TV Network - is our editorial team, a dynamic group of professionals united by a shared commitment to transforming the conversation around mental health. Our team is composed of seasoned journalists, mental health experts, researchers, and storytellers, each bringing a wealth of experience and a passion for advocacy.


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