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Mental Health for Teens

By Sandrine Wessels, Grade 12
Mental Health for Teens

The International School of Zug and Luzern’s Youth Forum Switzerland (YFS) is the creation of a group of globally engaged high school students, who attended the WEF - Open Forum Davos event in January 2017.  Their transformative experience inspired them to organize an event in the same spirit, with the aim of giving youth a voice in issues that will impact their future.

Funded by contributions from parents, teachers and other community members of our non-profit school, the Youth Forum Switzerland is a full day symposium comprising panel discussions, talks, and interactive activities centered on youth engagement in prevalent issues.”

In this video, Sandrine Wessels, grade 12 student at ISZL, speaks on the topic of depression to raise awareness of the experiences of students and teens struggling with mental health.

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11/11/2021 - peppi
:interesting,informative.Gives us insight on this relevant topic.Bravo
11/11/2021 - Tana Macpherson-SMith
So delighted to learn about this forum and to know that the young people themselves are so driven to raise awareness about mental health issues. But then countries like Switzerland are so far ahead of us in understanding how children function and how to help them develop mentally as well as they might. Their education system has much to be admired.



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