Youth Leaders PSA: Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness community event
Cathrine Domond starting the conversation at a Mental Health Awareness community event

Rancho Cucamonga High School Students getting the conversation started

Mental health awareness is becoming a more primary concern for the people of today’s culture and rightfully so. Students ranging from all grades at Rancho Cucamonga High School are speaking up to educate their piers and their city about the dangers of mental illness and what they can do to fight them. Students Isabelle Eacrett and Catherine Domond are leading the charge, by dedicating their time and efforts to helping their piers recognize and act on the signs of depression and anxiety that are widespread throughout youth and adults alike. By standing together we can make a difference and the students at RCHS are making a great example for what people can achieve. One of their most influential pieces of work has been the Mental Health Symposiums held throughout 2017-18. These symposiums are free and open to the public, mental health partners and professionals give breakout sessions as well as provide services for those in attendance. A truly effective way to service those struggling with mental illness in the community and start the conversation for those who would like to be better educated on this important topic.