How will months of COVID lockdown impact mental health of children, teens?
…..In part two of the Rebound Investigation, "Cincinnati`s Lost Year: Pandemic, Crisis, and Recovery," families and children are the focus. Therapists say it could be years until they understand how deeply the pandemic has affected the youngest members of society. Already some concerning trends have emerged.....
.....“One of the biggest things that I know that us as coaches were concerned about was, number one, how are they doing mentally and, are they eating?” Tatum said. “Unfortunately, a lot of our kids struggle with having proper nutrition … at least when they’re here with us we know that they’ll get a breakfast and lunch here, they’ll get a before-practice or before-game meal, and then something afterwards.”.....

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Bethany`s Notes: A good read for the week knowing that our thoughts and feelings are normal given the current climate. Keep talking to athletes and coaches about their experiences....it doesn`t mean you can fix anything...rather listen empatically.



- - Volume: 8 - WEEK: 46 Date: 11/14/2020 6:06:37 AM -