WESS Talks: Mental Health Awareness and Coping During the Pandemic


William French

On January 13th, 2021, The Student Council hosted a WESS Talks virtual event on “Mental Health Awareness and Coping During the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Mental health experts Dr. Dalia Gefen, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Cognitive Behavioral Psychology of New York, Kelly Baker, MS, LPC, CCS, Licensed Professional Therapist, and mental health advocate Andrew Cannizzaro discussed issues surrounding mental health and offered helpful resources to help raise awareness in our school community. 11th graders Dora Wells and Bayla Lebowitz, and their advisor John Carullo, also announced that they are starting a WESS Mental Health Awareness Club. Thank you all for participating!

Watch a recording of the virtual panel by clicking this link.