There’s not a lot of research on how the pandemic is affecting children’s mental health, but the United Nations has warned of an impending global mental health crisis.
How is the pandemic is affecting school-aged kids? What resources are available for parents? What are some signs that students are in need of extra support?
Mark Sander is the director of school mental health at Hennepin County and Minneapolis Public Schools.
Meghan Miller is a psychologist and clinical director for the Mental Health and Addiction Service Line at Allina Health.
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