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Friends Helping Friends

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A webinar for teens — courtesy of the Stay Well program.

During the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, many teenagers watched their friends struggle with mental health challenges. Feelings of ongoing sadness, anxiety, hopelessness and even thoughts of self-harm resulted in changed behaviors and relationships.

Would you like to know how to help your struggling friends, and also how to improve your own mental wellness? Join us for this webinar. You will learn:

  • How to recognize when someone needs help.
  • What a panic attack looks and feels like.
  • How anxiety can change people’s behavior.
  • The best ways to offer support.
  • The warning signs of suicide.
  • Tips for keeping yourself emotionally healthy.

DATE:                   Friday, July 22, 2022

TIME:                    6 - 7 p.m.


 Chardae Korhonen head shot PRESENTER:  Chardae Korhonen, LMSW, is a Youth and Family Outreach Specialist for the State of Michigan’s Stay Well program and a mental health service coordinator for a Washtenaw County high school. A licensed clinical social worker, Chardae worked for 11 years providing crisis intervention services and mental health support to youth and families experiencing housing instability. She also managed a program providing harm reduction-based substance use treatment to adolescents and young adults.