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The youth mental health crisis, in 4 charts

The pandemic has severely impacted the mental health of children and adolescents in the United States, with recent research showing high rates of poor mental health and increases in suspected suicide attempts among younger people.  The role of crisis care in behavioral healthcare American youth are struggling with their mental health Compared to before the pandemic, mental health and suicidal…

Teens’ mental health claims skyrocket in pandemic

Mental health insurance claims for US teens roughly doubled early in the COVID-19 pandemic over the same period in 2019, according to a Fair Health report released yesterday. The white paper, the New York nonprofit’s seventh in a series on the pandemic, is the result of analysis of more than 32 billion private healthcare claims filed on behalf of people aged 0…

There Is No Vaccine for Grief

But there are ways to prepare to face it. For months, I’ve felt like the emotional equivalent of a car with a cracked windshield. I’m still rolling through daily life, but one good knock is bound to shatter me. Although the number of coronavirus cases has been declining, the number of deaths has soared well above 500,000, and now we have…