EP102: Children's Mental Health in Decline

Gary Pettengell, Kimberly Matias

American children's mental health is worsening. Young people and their families are dealing with the emotional impact of inflation, social injustice, mass violence, and grief related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this episode, we talk about the problematic decline in children’s mental health in the United States, and what social workers can do to help.

Our guests are Gary Pettengell, co-founder and CEO of ECINS (Empowering Communities with Integrated Network Systems) and Kimberly Matias, LCSW, a school social worker in the Providence (Rhode Island) public school district.

Posted May 30, 2023

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