Let’s Talk About Mental Health: How adults can help or hurt – listening to young people

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Let's Talk About Mental Health: How adults can help or hurt - listening to young people

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 4-5 PM EST

For ages 13 to 18 years

This event is held at the Washington Heights Library
1000 St. Nicholas Avenue
New York, NY 10032
Fully accessible to wheelchairs

Register on the New York Public Library website

Event details

Has the pandemic affected you more than you thought? Are you looking for mental health and wellness tips and resources? It can be tough out there. The Community Mental Health Project is here for you. 


The session led by Rachel Johnson, a mental health specialist, incorporates an open, safe, and confidential space to better understand how parents, caregivers, social support, and peers can better support adolescent mental health.

This event will take place in person at Washington Heights

Space is limited | Registration is recommended. Register with your email address. Walkups will be permitted as space accommodates.

Stop by the program for a free mental health workbook! The workbooks below are available on a first come, first served basis. Supplies are limited. 

  • The Anxiety Workbook for Teens: Activities to Help You Deal with Anxiety and Worry by Bridget Flynn Walker
  • Hell Yeah Self-Care!: A Trauma-Informed Workbook by Meg-John Barker

Please note: To ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff, all visitors must wear a mask. Masks must fully cover both nose and mouth and secure under the chin. Learn more about our health and safety policies.

More about Community Mental Health Project

Community Mental Health Project is a community-informed collaboration between The New York Public Library. Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, and Black Health. to raise community awareness around mental health and highlight resources with a specific focus on Black and Latinx/a/o New Yorkers.

Community Mental Health Project creates opportunities for people to learn and gain mental health resources through animated videos, books, and programs, in English and Spanish. The 10 short animations give voice to topics surfaced by teens, adults, and seniors in community roundtables. View our Mental Health and Wellness video below. Find more videos at Community Mental Health Project and share them with your friends and family! Together, we can normalize discussion around mental health.

This program was made possible through support from the Leon Levy Foundation.

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