Animated Series My Life Is Worth Living Launches New Episodes Addressing Bullying and Teen Mental Health

In honor of National Bullying Prevention Month this month, The Cook Center for Human Connection and Wonder Media have released new, timely episodes of My Life is Worth Living™, the first animated series dedicated to teen mental health. The new story arc centers on Kyle, a character dealing with bullying online and in-person and unhealthy coping mechanisms but finds help in overcoming his mental health struggles. According to a 2020 report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of suicide among those aged 10 to 24 increased nearly 60% between 2007 and 2018. At the same time about 37% of young people between the ages of 12 and 17 have been bullied online. Young people who experience cyberbullying are at a greater risk than those who don’t for both self-harm and suicidal behaviors.

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