NYEC November Newsletter

NYEC Prepares to Launch Chicago Youth Mental Health Fair and Forum On December 3, 2022, the inaugural cohort of six young adults will launch their city-wide event named, “Chicago’s Youth Mental Health Fair and Forum.” The event seeks to raise awareness around mental health and connect youth in Chicago to mental health resources. The project…

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Muhamed Salevic: Learning from Mistakes and Helping Others to Avoid Them

Quick Take. Muhamed Selavic spent seven years in a variety of correctional facilities before finding his calling as a peer mentor. Then, based on his experiences, he created Washington State’s first formal peer counseling program for individuals in juvenile rehabilitation. Muhamed shared his experiences as an Action Hour presenter at NYEC’s 2021 Annual Forum.  …

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