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CDC and APA discuss adolescent mental health

Webinar dialogue highlights trends in teen mental health in the COVID era.

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American Psychological Association. (2021, May 27). CDC and APA discuss adolescent mental health. https://www.apaservices.org/advocacy/news/cdc-adolescent-mental-health

CDC and APA discuss adolescent mental health

On May 26, APA hosted a webinar featuring Kathleen Ethier, PhD, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Division of Adolescent and School Health, and Mitch Prinstein, PhD, APA’s chief science officer, about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health of teenagers. Participants learned how the current Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System findings inform national school health policy. Ethier and Prinstein covered data trends, the role of schools in behavioral health, vaccine policies, and more. 

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