For several years now, we staff members of New City have been invited by several educational institutions to give talks and facilitate recollections and retreats to their students, faculty, and staff. This year alone, we have reached about 10,000 young people. In these encounters with the youth, we get a glimpse of the problems they are facing.
And they are quite urgent. For example, in a public school in a rural area, people have been alarmed by actual suicides and attempted ones by several students and even a teacher. Reports attribute them to anxiety and depression from breakdown in relationships or heavy workload. In many schools, there are cases of teenage pregnancy, substance abuse, student rebellion, Internet addiction, and a host of other youth issues. Read more
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