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Mental Health: A conversation with teenagers

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The conversation about mental health is getting easier with adults because of the attention being paid to the subject, but, that may not necessarily be true for teenagers.

A nursing student from UBC Okanagan, Lauren Airth says part of the problem is we aren't talking about it soon enough with teens.

She was one of 200 delegates selected from high schools and post-secondary schools across Canada who took part in a conference in Toronto about raising awareness around youth with mental health illness.

She explains what she learned from the Unleash the Noise Conference.

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