Stress of Returning to In-Person Learning Contributes to Mental Health Crisis

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As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect children and teens’ mental health, many hoped returning to in-person learning would help bring a sense of familiarity. But for many young people, the transition has been difficult to deal with.

Dr. Tami Benton, Psychiatrist-in-Chief of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, spoke with NPR about the mental health crisis children are facing as the country moves toward a new normal. Read more.