Hope Starts With Us

Back to School Anxiety – Episode 3

August 24, 2022 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Season 1 Episode 3
Hope Starts With Us
Back to School Anxiety – Episode 3
Show Notes

In this episode of NAMI’s podcast, NAMI CEO Daniel H. Gillison Jr. speaks with Willa (NAMI ambassador, singer/songwriter and newly enrolled Harvard student) and Angel Zhong (NAMI Next Gen youth advisor, rising senior and newly elected class president at University of the Pacific) about students' anxieties as they head back to school. How are students feeling in this time where we are kind of done with the pandemic, kind of not? How can students cope with anxiety about school shootings? How are students balancing not just the pressure to perform at school, but on social media? Listen in to get real insights from real young people.