NPR covered teen mental health, too
Why did pediatricians express concern?
Writing for US National Public Radio on 20 October 2021, Deepa Shivaram reported that the US American Academy of Pediatrics said, “the mental health crisis among kids has become a national emergency.”
A coalition of the nation's leading experts in pediatric health has issued an urgent warning declaring the mental health crisis among children so dire that it has become a national emergency.
Mental health issues too often are ignored or given passing consideration at best. Our kids deserve better.
Read Ms. Shivaram’s report: Pediatricians say the mental health crisis among kids has become a national emergency. Also, please see my post from earlier this week about the US Department of Education’s work on the topic.