Mental Health Problems Loom for the COVID Generation. Here’s What Schools Can Do

Summary: This article talks about the proliferation of student mental health issues which have been exacerbated by the pandemic. Stress and anxiety in both students and adults has increased because of issues associated with COVID19 and the return to school in the fall. This article provides some examples of how schools across the country are addressing these issues.

Source: Arianna Prothero, Education Week, May 24, 2021

Description: “Even before the pandemic, mental health disorders, such as anxiety and depression, were on the rise among children and adolescents and many schools were struggling to keep pace with that demand. Suicide rates among children 10 and older had also climbed significantly since 2007, making suicide the second leading cause of death among adolescents before the pandemic.”

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