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U.S. Surgeon General Advisory Warns Against Ignoring Youth Mental Health Crisis

Sad little girl and boy with smartphone

  First, the good news: Mental illness in children and adolescents is often treatable and preventable. Unfortunately, the mental health of our country’s youth is in crisis, according to a recently released advisory from U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy. The advisory states that this youth mental health crisis occurred long before the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020. In Murthy’s introduction, he shares, …

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