Y Mind- Free Mental Health Program for Youth

youth and YMCA staff at a ping pong table

The YMCA National Capital Region hosts Y Mind, a free 7-week program that offers support for those who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety or stress. Participants learn evidence-based coping skills based on Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness, self-compassion, and connect with peers who are experiencing similar thoughts and feelings. Cohorts are catered to either teens (13-17 years old) or youth (18-30 years old). Programs are offered online and in-person and there is no cost to participate. 

The next session for 18 to 30 year olds begins July, 4, 2023.

The next in-person session for the teen program begins in September 2023. 

More information can be found at: Mental Wellness Programs | YMCA of the National Capital Region. For details, please email [email protected].

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