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Teen girls are in crisis. A Chicago-based group therapy program could be the fix

Courtesy of Youth Guidance

Teen girls are in crisis. A Chicago-based group therapy program could be the fix

Courtesy of Youth Guidance

Teen girls are in crisis. A Chicago-based group therapy program could be the fix

Research shows that kids who feel connected to adults in school are less likely to report poor mental health.

Courtesy of Youth Guidance

   

Teenage girls in the U.S. are reporting record levels of sadness, suicidal ideation and violence, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And states have funneled at least $8.5 billion of federal funding toward school mental health since 2021, but is it making an impact?

Reset speaks with the director of a school-based group counseling program and a health policy reporter to learn about how the Chicago-based program, Working on Womanhood, could become a national model to combat the crisis of mental health in girls.

GUESTS: Dan Gorenstein, host, Tradeoffs podcast

Ngozi Abandy Harris, WOW director of program and staff development, Youth Guidance

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