MI high school offers mental health class; "1 in 5 young people shows symptoms of mental illness"

Jan 12, 2018, Teen Vogue: Michigan High School Offering Mental Health Class—They're being taught coping skills and that mental illness is nothing to be ashamed of As many as one in five young people shows symptoms of a mental illness, but mental health might still only be just a chapter in you health class text book. One school in Michigan, however, is changing that. West Bloomfield High School in Michigan offered about 200 students a brand new mental health curriculum, designed to teach them the coping skills necessary not just to be better students, but to live a healthier life all around. In other words, it's what the people who designed the program wish they had been taught when they were in high school.