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  • Wayne County Commission Youth Council Addresses Substance Abuse and Mental Health

    Monique Baker McCormick, Wayne County Commissioner|Apr 25, 2024

    Detroit, Michigan – April 19, 2024 – In response to mental illness among youth has gone up forty (40%) since Covid-19 and the rise of youth substance abuse issues, the Wayne County Commission Youth Council (WCCYC), comprised of 10th to 12th-grade students appointed by Commissioners, convened on April 23 at 10:00 am at 500 Griswold in the Commission Chambers to present a resolution drafted by youth for adoption by the county commission. Commissioner Monique Baker McCormick (D-Detroit), a dri...