NAMI Temecula Valley partners with local high school student clubs

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Great Oak High School students volunteer at a mental health event at the high school with NAMI Temecula Valley. Valley News/Courtesy photo
TEMECULA – The National Alliance on Mental Illness Temecula Valley and Great Oak Temecula high school’s NAMI on Campus, which is a student-led club, are helping students better navigate the pressures of distance learning and the stress COVID-19 can cause. Designed to educate, support and empower students, these peer-led clubs are structured to be engaging and fun. Students have been given tool kits, materials and templates to run the program, which welcomes all students affected or interested in mental health topics. Even before the worldwide pandemic, nearly three-quarters of mental health conditions were known to emerge by the age of 24. Often, students do not know how to recognize the warning signs of a mental illness or get access to help. NAMI aims to raise awareness to ens
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