Remote learning, the loss of sports and activities and social isolation have caused an increase in anxiety and depression for children of all ages over the past year. With many kids heading back to classrooms and more vaccine availability, it almost feels like we are seeing the first glimpses of a return to normalcy. But the pandemic will likely have lasting effects on kids.
HOST: Prentiss Pemberton
- Lori Houston, LCSW, RPT-S, Clinical Director, Clinician & Co-Owner, Playful Journeys Counseling Center
- Playful Journeys Counseling Center
- COVID-19 Resources for Mental & Physical Health
- Mental Health & COVID-19: What Parents and Caregivers Should Know
- Mental Health During COVID-19: Signs Your Child May Need More Support
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