Teens assisting teens, mental health organisation starts meetings

Flyer for Mental Health America in Allen County's new girl organisation program. Flyer for Mental Health America in Allen County’s new girl organisation program.

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Suicide has turn a 10th heading means of genocide in a United States, according to Mental Health America in Allen County. The classification explained on a website that in 2010, self-murder accounted for some-more than 38,000 deaths.

Mental Health America in Allen County provides adult guardianship, customer advocacy, village preparation as good as programs for teens, including a newest program: m8connections Youth Group.

A teen in a classification approached a leaders about carrying a organisation only for a youth.  It’s an event for teenagers between 13-years-old and 18-years-old to get help.

“It’s teenagers assisting teens. It’s not only a advisor sitting there and articulate to you. It’s with teens, operative out life struggles and coping skills,” Community Advocate and Education Coordinator Angela Helmsing pronounced on First News Saturday.

“Hopefully as this time has evolved, we’re articulate some-more about stigma, we’re articulate some-more about mental health, to where we don’t have to feel ashamed anymore,” Helmsing added.

She continued, observant a thought of diagnosis for a mental illness should be no opposite than diagnosis for other medical issues.

“You know if we mangle my arm, it’s OK to go get treatment. Well, if my brain’s not doing what it needs to do, or I’m struggling, it’s OK to get help; it’s OK to get treatment,” Helmsing said.

Twice a month, a initial and third Wednesday, Mental Health America in Allen County will horde a girl organisation meetings during a trickery during 2200 Lake Avenue in room 200. The meetings are lead by a girl and adult team. The classification does ask that people RSVP for a meetings during 422-6441 or email at [email protected].

For some-more information on mental illness or Mental Health America in Allen County, watch Helmsing’s talk from above.

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