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Andrew Jameson
Children's Mental Health is Important, Too

Children's Mental Health is Important, Too

  So much attention has been given recently to COVID-19's impact on mental health, whether it's the fear of catching the virus or the depression brought on by isolation. But too often, we forget that kids are no more immune to these effects than adults. In fact, according to a review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, long stretch of social isolation may have a negative, long-term impact on children’s mental health. Several recent articles provide tips for helping maintain children's mental health. The Times Daily focuses on communication - tell kids it's okay to...

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