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Past Event

Climate Change, Our Youths, and Mental Health

Join us for an in-depth discussion focused on the latest Youth Climate Survey by Blue Shield on how climate change is affecting the mental health of our youth community. 

We'll be talking with David W. Bond, who is the director of behavioral health at Blue Shield of California—Promise Health Plan, where he leads initiatives to restore, sustain and enhance the behavioral health and well being of the state's Medi-Cal and Medicare beneficiaries; Joel Castro, a recent San Diego high school graduate and activist; and Maya Gomez, a Whitney High School incoming senior and a student representative for the Mind Out Loud program.

Join us for this timely talk!


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This program is generously supported by Blue Shield of California.

Blue Shield of California

June 27, 2022

The Commonwealth Club of California
United States

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Introduction by Antoinette Mayer

Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Blue Shield of California

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David W. Bond

Director of Behavioral Health, Blue Shield of California—Promise Health Plan; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress

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Joel Castro

Incoming Freshman, University of California, Berkeley; President, Cesar Chavez Service Club

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Maya Gomez

Student Representative, Mind Out Loud; Incoming Senior, Whitney High School

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Michelle Meow

Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show," KBCW TV and Podcast; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Co-Host