The numbers of youth and young adults with COVID-19 is now increasing. News reports are using such terminology as “COVID fatigue” and most public health officials are ominously warning about a second wave of the pandemic. Many older adults are wondering, “Why do young people not understand the need for isolation?” At times when I …

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Earlier this week, I wrote about the fear parents have about sending their children to school. Since that was published, people have been asking me: “What do I do? What do I do to support my child’s mental health?” My answer to this question is to remember three things that can promote your child’s mental …

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Imagine last summer, at the end of August. Do you recall checking through your children’s backpacks and clothing? You wanted to be sure they had gym shoes, a serviceable lunch bag. You needed to be certain their windbreaker still fit. Perhaps like thousands of other parents, you tried to get a jump on back-to-school supply …

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