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Schools Brace For Pandemic-Fueled Mental Health Needs

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Schools Brace For Pandemic-Fueled Mental Health Needs

Kids are returning to in-person school this fall with increased rates of depression, anxiety and other pandemic-fueled mental health challenges, and schools are leaning on billions in new federal funding…
September 2, 2021

Schools Brace For Pandemic-Fueled Mental Health Needs

Kids are returning to in-person school this fall with increased rates of depression, anxiety and other pandemic-fueled mental health challenges, and schools are leaning on billions in new federal funding to meet the growing need.

Guests:

Kyron Harvell, Principal, Vivian Riddle Elementary School; Lansing, Michigan

Sharon Hoover, PhD, Co-Director, National Center for School Mental Health, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Learn more about the research behind youth and school mental health on our website: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/09/02/schools-brace-for-pandemic-fueled-mental-health-needs/

Read a transcript of this episode: https://tradeoffs.org/2021/09/02/schools-brace-for-pandemic-fueled-mental-health-needs-transcript/

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