Dr Robin and Dr Terry presented on anxiety and youth and were served as panelists for a discussion on the film: “Angst, Raising Awareness Around Anxiety

The Solomon Schechter School of Westchester hosted a Yom Iyun (Day of Learning): The “Open Minds Summit,” designed to educate the community about issues pertaining to mental health and to diminish the stigma that is often associated with mental illness.

The full day of programming, which included keynote addresses, small-group breakouts, a communal lunch, the screening of the film Angst, and a debrief conversation, attracted over 600 participants—SW students and faculty/staff members, students and faculty members from several local schools, parents and other relatives, mental health professionals, and clergy members. Presenters included representatives from local and national organizations, religious leaders, students, and individuals who shared personal stories about their struggles with mental health.

Watch a short video about the Summit at Solomon Schechter addressing the stigma surrounding mental illness.