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Psychological Sciences’ Lisa Damour says mental health of teenagers in America is a significant issue

Protecting the mental health of teenagers

ideastreamLisa Damour, senior advisor to the Schubert Center for Child Studies and a clinical instructor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, said that the mental health of teenagers has become a significant issue in America, and not just because of the recent global pandemic. She noted that parents, mental health professionals, and policy makers are concerned about how teens are managing the impact of social media, and the stress that seems to be built into the high school experience.