Central Florida mom creates after-school program for teens struggling with mental health
Recent studies have shown the number of teenagers and young adults with clinical depression more than doubled between 2011 and 2021. It was something Cynthia Borgwing saw firsthand with her daughter, who was having trouble socializing and interacting with her classmates during her junior year of high school. Her solution was to create an after-school program that focuses on rebuilding kids’ self-esteem. She spoke with anchor Justin Warmoth about her Lake Nona-based nonprofit, called Rebuild Yourself Inc.
Orlando nonprofit to provide overnight, peer-led respite to catch people before crisis
July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, observed each year to bring awareness to the unique struggles facing racial and ethnic minorities, and this week’s Getting Results Award winner knows those struggles firsthand.
Ask a Doctor: What anti-LGBTQ+ legislation is doing to youth mental health
News 6 At Nine spoke with licensed mental health counselor Shantala Boss on "Ask A Doctor" to learn what kind of effect that legislation negatively targeting the LGBTQ+ community is having on younger individuals who identify as such.