NBC News
Disruptions to daily life during the pandemic, anxiety about contracting Covid-19 and social isolation are all taking a toll on children's mental health, a report released Thursday by the CDC suggests. … From March to October, the proportion of emergency department visits related to mental health increased 24 percent for children aged 5-11 and spiked 31 percent among adolescents aged 12-17, compared to the same period the previous year.