As COVID cases decrease and the U.S. opens up after months of lockdown, the impact of missed school and social isolation on kids’ mental health needs.
During adolescence, teens are sometimes self-conscious about their bodies. But being truly unhappy about their looks raises their risk of adult depression.
Nearly 10 million Americans enrolled in Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) in 2020. Many new participants likely lost insurance coverage during the COVID pandemic.