February 3, 2023

Why Oregon is the worst-ranked state for youth mental health

Warning: this story includes discussions of suicide and also clinical depression.

Depression and also anxiousness among adolescents was already at situation levels before the pandemic, but it rose in the middle of the isolation, interruption and also challenge of COVID. For our new series, “Early Warnings: America’s Youth Mental Health Crisis,” William Brangham took a trip to Oregon to figure out why it ranks among the worst states for young people psychological health and wellness as well as what’s being done to help those in demand.

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