The Second Pandemic: Averting a Children’s Mental Health Crisis
As many children prepare to return to in-person school in the fall and alarming reports from across the U.S. and around the world point to a coming crisis of children's mental health, some communities are getting out ahead of the grim forecasts. In Texas, teachers and mental health care providers are fortifying support systems, investing in kids’ resilience, and expanding what works as they continue to fight for the future of the COVID-19 Generation. This is a three-part series examining those efforts.
Counseling services launched just before the pandemic to help students adjust to new schools are now seeing high levels of stress and anxiety among many students preparing to return to classrooms, and their parents. Full Story
After a year of isolation, fear and stress, many students are expected to struggle with returning to classrooms this fall. One Dallas school is trying to get ahead of the curve by training its teachers and staff to spot and help kids having trouble. Full Story