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Wednesday, February 8, 2023 3pm

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Medical leaders have declared the state of youth mental health a national emergency. In rural and Indigenous communities young people face unique mental health risks and barriers to care. Some of those working to help children and adolescents - living in remote and isolated parts of the country - safeguard their mental health, share their experiences and best practices.



  • Lavonne Fox, Vice President of Academic Affairs, Turtle Mountain Community College, ND
  • Robert Roark, Project Director, Full-Service Community School (FSCS) Leslie, Partners for Rural Impact, KY; former Principal, Leslie County High School, KY

Host: Richard Weissbourd, Senior Lecturer, Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) and Harvard Kennedy School; Director, Making Caring Common, HGSE


Education Now is an HGSE webinar series that responds to the dramatic changes in the field of education in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. Our episodes provide insights and strategies to shape equitable new approaches to challenges across the education landscape.

In addition to Zoom, Education Now webinars are streamed to YouTube, Facebook, and other social platforms, as well as to the HGSE website, at hgse.me/ednow.

Contact Email: events@gse.harvard.edu

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