YPSILANTI, MI – The Advisory Commission of the police d’Ypsilanti invited new Washtenaw County District Attorney Eli Savit to their meeting on February 25 to discuss his priorities as a prosecutor.
Savit took the opportunity to talk about mental health, COVID-19 and racial disparities.
The Gail Wolkoff Commission, who works with Ypsilanti youth, wondered what kind of message Savit has for students in the community.
Savit expressed concern about the mental health of young people after the pandemic.
“One thing that frankly prevents me from sleeping at night is that I think we are going to see a second pandemic after the COVID pandemic which is going to be a pandemic. related to mental health issues and trauma, especially when we start to re-engage, and especially for young people, ”said Savit.
A University of Michigan Healthy Minds study found that 47% of respondents screened positive for clinically significant symptoms …
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