Children Need Open Communication To Help Cope With COVID-19 And Life’s Changes

How are young people coping with the pandemic?


It’s a disruptive time for all of us. We are dealing with this pandemic in different ways–some positive, some not so positive.

Kimberly Young, the assistant medical director at Atlanta’s Hillside (Courtesy of Kimberly Young)

And that can be a serious concern for parents who see what the current state of things is doing to their children’s mental health.

Kimberly Young is the assistant medical director at Atlanta’s Hillside, which treats young people with mental health issues.

WABE’s Jim Burress spoke to Kimberly Young over the telephone.

Burress asked Young what does this pandemic looks like in terms of how young people deal with this unknown?