Thursday, March 4, 2021

Pediatrician: The pandemic is taking an alarming toll on children (Opinion) - CNN

(CNN)Almost a year into the pandemic, what began as a public health emergency is turning into a mental health crisis among our nation's children and adolescents as they struggle with social isolation, grief, and the switch to remote learning. It is becoming increasingly clear that this crisis will endure well beyond the pandemic.

It's why recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics and Children's Hospital Association launched an awareness campaign to highlight the escalating crisis and share ideas about what government and communities can do to ensure families have access to mental health services.


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