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Changing Minds

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 07:34 PM EST

Kids Help Kids Cope With Anxiety, Depression

Kids Help Kids Cope With Anxiety, Depression

An innovative program offered at a local high school trains kids how to help their peers with stress, anxiety and sadness. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 03:09 PM EST

Sources of Strength Helping Teens Identify Depression

Sources of Strength Helping Teens Identify Depression

News4's Doreen Gentzler is continuing her dive into the topic of depression and anxiety among teenagers. Today, we are learning about Sources of Strength, a prevention program aimed to help kids identify...

Tuesday, Nov 7, 2017 at 10:06 PM EST

Parents' Point of View on Pressures Teens Face

Parents' Point of View on Pressures Teens Face

As part of our ongoing series Changing Minds, we talked to six local high school students about the real stress factors in their lives. Tuesday, parents shared their point of view. Doreen Gentzler reports.

Wednesday, Nov 8, 2017 at 03:06 PM EST

McLean High Students Describe Stress, Anxiety

McLean High Students Describe Stress, Anxiety

Six students at McLean High School in Virginia spoke with News4's Doreen Gentzler about their feelings of anxiety, stress and depression. One-third of female students anonymously polled in Fairfax County Public...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:30 PM EDT

Doreen Gentzler Honored for Changing Minds Campaign

Doreen Gentzler Honored for Changing Minds Campaign

The non-profit EveryMind organization recognized Doreen Gentzler for her passion and commitment to lowering the stigma around mental health issues.

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It can affect anyone at any time. It doesn’t discriminate by age, race, gender, or income. Yet many of us find that mental health and mental illness are tough topics to talk about. That’s why for the next year, NBC4 will shine a light on the subject by providing education, information and hope.

NBC4 thanks its Changing Minds partners: