Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi Joins Forces with the Child Mind Institute to Empower Children
“So many families have been touched by a mental health disorder, and teenagers in particular are increasingly experiencing sadness, despair, and suicidal ideation only further fueled by social media. So I say to the millions of children who are struggling emotionally, know this, you are not alone.”
Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi
For May Mental Health Awareness Month, Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi addresses the mental health challenges faced by children across the nation. With the pandemic exacerbating feelings of isolation and despair, Pelosi emphasizes that struggling emotionally is not a solitary experience and encourages children to seek help from their loved ones or trained professionals. Acknowledging the immense value of every child’s uniqueness, she instills hope for a brighter future and highlights the importance of their talents, brilliance, and passions in shaping the world.
About the You Got This Campaign
Battling mental health issues can sometimes feel isolating and overwhelming. The You Got This campaign strives to assure you that you’re never alone. Celebrities and influencers share their stories and provide tips on how they got through the hardships of both their past and present, reinforcing the empowering message that while things may be hard now, #YouGotThis.
About Nancy Pelosi
Nancy Pelosi has represented San Francisco in Congress for more than 35 years. She served as the 52nd Speaker of the House of Representatives, having made history in 2007 when she was elected the first woman to serve as Speaker of the House. Pelosi made history again in January 2019 when she regained her position second-in-line to the presidency – the first person to do so in more than six decades. Speaker Pelosi is the chief architect of generation-defining legislation under two Democratic administrations, including the Affordable Care Act and the American Rescue Plan. Pelosi is fighting For The People: working to lower costs, increase paychecks and create jobs for American families.