Community Conversation in La Crosse focuses on mental health of kids

The discussion is the first in a series of mental health topics that will take place next year.

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – The importance of mental health in kids is the focus of a series of discussions in La Crosse.

The Community Conversation returned to an in-person event Wednesday, with a discussion about people who help support kids with mental health issues and the programs are in place.

Leaders say support is needed now more than ever.

“The need for kids to be able to talk with somebody escalated dramatically during COVID,” said The Mental Health Coalition of the Greater La Crosse Area representative Mike Desmond.

The discussion is the first in a series of mental health topics that will take place next year.

Learn more about Community Conversation series here.