Jul 20, 2020
A National 4-H Council survey on the state of teen mental health found more than 70% of the 1,516 respondents said they’re struggling with their mental health. Kansas 4-H state leader Wade Weber and K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes think the survey can help parents, 4-H, and community partners provide a better support system for teens.
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K‑State Research and Extension is a short name for the Kansas State University Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service, a program designed to generate and distribute useful knowledge for the well‑being of Kansans. Supported by county, state, federal and private funds, the program has county Extension offices, experiment fields, area Extension offices and regional research centers statewide. Its headquarters is on the K‑State campus in Manhattan.