The media has been reporting on our youth mental health crisis.
What is the current emotional health of teens?
What tools are available to support our youth?
What does school-based counseling look like and why is it effective?
Marico Sayoc, our February general meeting presenter, will discuss youth mental health and answer these questions and more.
Marico Sayoc is a community advocate who has dedicated her career to making positive impacts on social and environmental justice issues. She is the Executive Director of CASSY—Counseling and Support Services for Youth—a nonprofit that partners with Bay Area schools to provide resources and professional, on-campus mental health services to students free of charge.
Marico is the former Mayor of the Town of Los Gatos. In 2022, she was selected as a Woman of the Year by California Legislature Assembly District 28. Marico holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from U.C. Berkeley and a Master’s in Environmental Management from Duke University.
Marico began her career working for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and spent many years in the environmental field also working for the H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment and the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Date: February 13, 2024
Time: 7:00 – 8:30 PM
Zoom link will be emailed to you after you register.
The meeting is live streamed at NAMI SCC Youtube Channel . To ask questions and interact with the speakers, please register for Zoom link.