Sep 6, 2021
A 2020 survey commissioned by the National 4-H Council found more than 66% of the teens surveyed believed the COVID experience would have a lasting impact. Unfortunately, it looks like they may have been right. K-State Research and Extension youth development specialist Elaine Johannes and James Roberson, vice president of Behavioral Health Services at KVC Hospitals, discuss the current situation for young people’s mental health and how the state and Extension are making mental health assessment and treatment a priority.
Sound Living is a weekly public affairs program addressing issues related to families and consumers. It is hosted by Jeff Wichman. Each episode shares the expertise of K-State specialists in fields such as child nutrition, food safety, adult development and aging, youth development, family resource management, physical fitness and more.
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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.