Mental health: What it is and why it matters | CBC Kids News

Mental health: What it is and why it matters | CBC Kids News

Mental health and mental illness explained for kids.

Mental health is important, but do you know what it means? CBC Kids News contributor Ainara Alleyne breaks it down and explains other terms like “mental illness” and “stigma.”

Advocates and health-care professionals say more education and access to resources will help more people take care of their mental well-being.

We spoke to mental health experts Jennifer Khoury, Simone Saunders and Jeremy Parkin.

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0:00 – Mental health tiktoks
0:23 – Intro
0:44 – Expert intros
1:05 – Mental health defined
2:36 – Mental illness explained
3:25 – Sadness vs. depression
3:40 – Anxiety
3:54 – Treatment
4:27 – Stigma explained
5:57 – Strategies
6:05 – Education
6:43 – Access
7:36 – Supporting each other
7:55 – Kids Help Phone number
8:15 – Research credits

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