Recently, the New York Times reported, “The United States surgeon general warned that young people are facing ‘devastating’ mental health effects as a result of the challenges experienced by their generation, including the coronavirus pandemic.”
Carter Weinstein is a pretty normal teenager (19). He:
- Is currently a freshman at Georgetown University where he is studying business
- is an avid soccer player and sports fanatic who loves working out and spending time with family, friends, and FortniteTM foes.
- was active in high school leadership and a community volunteer in his hometown of Dallas.
- was a research intern for Shark Tank, and currently is an analyst with Georgetown Student Capital Partners and a marketing analyst with Georgetown Disruptive Tech
Carter wrote Conquering Fear: One Teen’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety while a senior in high school to provide a first-hand perspective of hope to fellow teens and young adults with acute anxiety—the challenge Carter has faced his whole life. In this short, helpful guide, Carter shares the candid ups and downs of his personal journey, how he got the help he needed, and six pivotal tips that have helped him manage his symptoms and achieve his goals. Living with anxiety is not an easy road. But through Conquering Fear, Carter wants other young people to know that with hard work and support, it is possible to lead your best life.