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How Schools And Parents Can Help Kids Cope

Aug 24, 2020

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From the fear of getting sick to the sadness of canceled plans, children are experiencing a wide range of emotions as the pandemic persists. That stress takes a toll on their mental health.

Psychologist Sharon Hoover co-directs the University of Maryland medical school’s National Center for School Mental Health. She says more resources are needed.

We hear the voices of children coping with the pandemic.

And social worker Ashley Woods describes how she is staying connected to the high school students she serves in Baltimore.