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Children’s lives have been turned upside down by the pandemic. Between remote schooling, wearing masks, canceled playdates and birthday parties, and our regular routines looking anything but routine – it’s essential to realize that the effects of the past two years aren’t over.
And, as our lives increasingly return to normal, much remains unknown about the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on everyone – especially children.
While some may say their children thrived through the pandemic, enjoying more time at home and the benefits of added screen time through virtual lessons, others suffered from the lack of academic, social, and emotional support, especially when viewed through a socio-economic lens.
Seeing a 20-30% spike in emergency mental health visits, experts recognize children and adolescents are showing signs of stress from trauma experienced during the pandemic. And as masks come off and summer camps open back up – it’s essential to learn how we can support our younger population during a shift that may often feel overwhelming.
It’s important to remember that while we endured the pandemic, our children grew up in it, and the transition back to normal may take more time.
Read the full article inside Repertoire Magazine’s June 2022 issue.