Denver Gazette: Healing by looking outward, giving back

May 17, 2021

“I spend a lot of time with young people in my role as a regent at CU, and as the head of SheFactor, a company I founded with my oldest daughter to help young women launch a life they love.

Young people are hurting right now; 63% of young people are suffering significant symptoms of anxiety or depression.

They have ramped up their use of substances, including alcohol, marijuana and prescription drugs. They are lonely, frustrated with social restrictions and they can’t travel. It’s hard to date, to eat out, it’s even been hard to see their grandparents. They’ve missed so many milestones. It’s heartbreaking.

How can we help them?

A few summers ago I did a TEDx talk on just that; maybe it can help now.”

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