What I Wish People KNew

Listen to teens share their stories about mental health.

Teen Mental Health

In the wake of COVID-19, 7 in 10 teens were struggling with their mental health, according to a survey by National 4-H Council. “What I Wish People Knew” is an open and honest conversation about coping with mental health challenges. Watch the powerful stories of three 4-H'ers in a conversation facilitated by actress Lexi Underwood (Hulu’s Little Fires Everywhere). Try our featured 4-H at Home activities to help improve mental wellness and build mental resilience.

Are you or your child in a crisis? Text HOME to 741741 or call 1-800-273-8255. For emergencies, call 911.

Sophia leads a group of 4-H youth

What You Wish People Knew

Download and share these statements about youth mental health to let everyone know what you think they should know about mental health.

Shop 4-H Curriculum and Products

Shop 4-H offers university-backed curriculum, educational kits, products and supplies to expand support your mindfulness practices.

Your Thoughts Matter Curriculum from Shop 4-H

Your Thougths Matter Curriculum

Grades: 7-12

Learn about mental health and how people are affected by related issues like anxiety and depression with the Your Thoughts Matter workbook.



Shop 4-H Canvas Backpack

Canvas Backpack

This classic, rustic backpack adds a touch of retro style to any look.



Mindful Me curriculum from Shop 4-H

Mindful Me Curriculum

Grades: Pre-K-3


Mindful Me: A 4-H Primary Mindfulness Curriculum, introduces cloverbud youth members to basic concepts in mindfulness practices.


4-H Fidget Popper

4-H Fidget Popper

This 4-H branded silicone fidget bubble popper is a great sensory toy for youth and adults.


Mindful Mechanics curriculum from Shop 4-H

Mindful Mechanics Curriculum

Grades: 7-12


Teens build positive relationships through expressing care and concern for others, build self-beliefs, practice self-discipline, self-control, and self-reflection.


Social Emotional Learning Toolkit from Shop 4-H

Social and Emotional Learning Toolkit

This toolkit of social and emotional learning practical strategies resources to help kids navigate stress, anxiety and mental well-being.




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