PBS NewsHour

Lack of mental health care places burden on young people

Clip: 06/29/2022 | 8m 35s | Video has closed captioning.

The U.S. surgeon general issued a rare public advisory in December, warning of a “devastating” mental health crisis among American teens. Symptoms of depression and anxiety for children and adolescents have doubled during the COVID pandemic. Special correspondent Cat Wise reports on why accessing mental health treatment is so difficult for so many. Warning: This segment references suicide.

Aired: 06/29/22

Rating: NR

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