How The Pandemic Is Still Affecting Idaho Kids' Mental And Physical Health
Children’s mental health is being greatly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, and doctors around the world say what they’re seeing is alarming. From eating disorders to panic attacks, doctors are seeing it all. Add to that a rise in child abuse and overdoses in children and teens and this could be a recipe for disaster.
Idaho Matters checks in with Dr. Derek Duplaise of St. Luke's Children's Hospital to hear more about what he's seeing when it comes to children's mental and physical health.
If you or someone you know are struggling, there is help. Call or text with trained mental health professionals at from the Idaho Suicide Prevention Hotline: 208-398-4357.