During the pandemic, don’t forget about kids’ mental health

A child hides under pillows on a couch
Parents and caregivers can support children's mental health by normalizing conversations about it.

We know parents and caregivers are stressed during the COVID-19 pandemic, but what about the children? MPR News host Angela Davis is joined by two experts in children’s mental health to talk about how adults can support the kids in their life during this anxiety-inducing time.


  • Bobbi Wegner is a clinical psychologist and a lecturer in human development and psychology at Harvard University. She also writes about parenting.

  • Anne Gearity is a clinical social worker who has worked with children and families for decades. She’s also an assistant professor in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at the University of Minnesota.

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