Media Mention WGN June 25, 2023

UChicago Education Lab and Youth Guidance to tackle mental issues in young girls

The Education Lab’s Monica Bhatt and Youth Guidance’s Ngozi Harris joined Gaynor Hall Patterson on WGN-TV to discuss results from the evaluation showing the astonishing rates of PTSD for Black and Latina high school girls.

CHICAGO — The U.S. surgeon general calls the youth mental health crisis a defining issue of our time.

A new study takes a closer look at how one program is improving outcomes for young women in Chicago. Youth Guidance’s “Working on Womanhood” program provides trauma-informed support for students right at school.

Watch the full interview here.