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How Schools And Parents Can Help Kids Cope

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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.

Sheilah Kast is the host of On The Record, Monday-Friday, 9:30-10:00 am.
Maureen Harvie is senior producer for On the Record. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and joined WYPR in 2014 as an intern for the newsroom. Whether coordinating live election night coverage, capturing the sounds of a roller derby scrimmage, interviewing veterans, or booking local authors, she is always on the lookout for the next story.