Buffalo – Toronto Public Media

Disability Desk

Disability News Desk to provide substantive and comprehensive media coverage about this large, underserved population and to help listeners understand the complex problems that, despite the ADA, can keep people with disabilities from being a part of mainstream American life.

CATEGORY: Community Change
LOCATION: Buffalo, NY
AMOUNT: $40,000
YEAR AWARDED: 2020
WEBSITE: wned.org


Helping Students Deal with Mental Health Challenges

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the growing mental health crisis for too many young people. Even before the pandemic, depression, anxiety, and suicidality rates were sharply rising among teens in America. In 2019, rates of adolescents reporting a major depressive episode were up 60 percent from about ten years prior.[1] Articles appear in the media … Continued