Mental Health: Anxiety and Depression

1 in 5 young adults has a diagnosable mental health condition; 50% of these begin by age 14. In this episode, we speak with Gianna, a junior in high school who has lived experience of depression, anxiety and a suicide attempt. She shared her story with us to help start a conversation and bring to light the realities so many of her peers face, but might be too afraid to talk about.

Also joining us is Dr. Shashank Joshi, a child and adolescent psychiatrist at Stanford University Medical Center.

For additional resources on mental health, suicide prevention, anxiety and depression, search “Mental Health” on JumoConnect and visit:
• Bring Change to Mind https://www.BringChange2Mind.
• The JED Foundation at

This podcast and the information provided is not to replace clinical therapy and treatment. If you are in a crisis and need immediate help,
• Call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room
• Text “START” to 741-741 or Call 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, confidential, free of charge
• Go to your local healthcare provider or school’s counseling center (during business hours) or call campus security or the emergency number provided

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