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Adolescent Mental Health in the Time of COVID-19
2021/05/06 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The parallel pandemic: higher rates of mental distress caused by COVID-19, especially among younger people. For adolescents, the fallout from remote learning, social isolation, racial strife, and economic insecurity have taken a disparate and unwavering toll on their well-being, leading to severe anxiety, depression, and suicide ideation. Even as the world senses a possible end in sight, the rising threat of variants continues to cause angst, fatigue, and confusion. Join us for a town hall program that will directly speak to the mental health experiences and needs of our nation’s youth.
Moderated by ABC News “Nightline” co-anchor Juju Chang.
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Michelle A. Williams, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Angelopoulos Professor in Public Health and International Development, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Kennedy School (@HarvardChanDean)
Archana Basu, Research Scientist, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Corinne Foxx, Actress, Producer, Writer and Influencer, NAMI Ambassador (@corinnefoxx)
Aija Mayrock, Poet, Author and Influencer, NAMI Ambassador
Garth Graham, Director and Global Head of Healthcare, YouTube