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Idaho Girl Scout Leaders Focus On Mental Health

mental health, in crisis
Katherine Jones
Idaho Statesman


The COVID-19 pandemic has required so much for so many of us. It’s fair to say the ongoing stress, fear, grief and uncertainty created by the pandemic can wear anyone down. This time in our history has been especially tough on children and teenagers.

That's why Idaho teen Girl Scout leaders are hosting a virtual event for young people to talk through their experiences. Idaho Matters spoke with two leaders from the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage, including a high school senior from Idaho Falls.


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Gemma is the host of Idaho Matters, Boise State Public Radio's daily show which broadcasts live Monday-Friday at noon. She is an award-winning journalist and has spent the majority of her broadcasting career in Idaho. Gemma was a television news anchor and reporter in Boise for close to 15 years. She came to Boise in 1999 to start Fox 12.