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Overcoming the Stigma of Youth Mental Illness Webinar

According to Indiana Youth Institute’s KIDS COUNT Data Book, 30.7% of Indiana students reported that their mental health was most of the time or always not good (including stress, anxiety, and depression). Navigating their diagnoses, their support system, and the stigma around their specific mental health issue can be incredibly difficult and confusing. Join this webinar for for information around mental health issues in youth and how having that knowledge can reduce the stigma that youth face.

Learning Objectives

  1. Learn a baseline understanding of the adolescent brain
  2. Learn the importance of diagnosis, and the language around it, in reducing stigma
  3. Learn the differences and similarities between common youth mental health issues, including adhd, anxiety, and trauma


Speaker: Lindsay Kusy, LMHC, Education/Behavioral Health Coordinator, Cummins Behavioral Health Systems