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!
The Commonwealth Club of California
Introduction by Antoinette Mayer
Senior Director of Corporate Citizenship, Blue Shield of California
David W. Bond
Director of Behavioral Health, Blue Shield of California—Promise Health Plan; Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress
Incoming Freshman, University of California, Berkeley; President, Cesar Chavez Service Club
Student Representative, Mind Out Loud; Incoming Senior, Whitney High School
Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show," KBCW TV and Podcast; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors—Co-Host