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Family therapist says teens' mental health continues to be a concern amid pandemic

Teens' mental health continues to be a concern amid pandemic
Posted at 9:02 AM, Mar 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-02 13:35:44-05

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KERO) — Today is annual World Teen Mental Wellness Day and this morning, 23ABC spoke to a mental health expert about the importance of this day, especially amid the pandemic.

In 10 days, it will mark exactly one year since millions of K-12 students attended in-person classes. Kaiser Permanente Marriage & Family Therapist Antonia Mejia-Ortiz said this past year has definitely taken a toll on teen mental wellness.

Mental health expert discusses being aware of teen mental health during the pandemic

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