Pamela Cantor, M.D., on Morning Edition from NPR News
Speaking with host A Martinez, the two discussed recent Pew report findings that the top concern among U.S. parents is the mental health of their children. Throughout the conversation, the pair speak about the factors contributing to the anxiety and depression young people are currently struggling with, exploring the stress perpetuated by the pandemic and the role of social media.
Dr. Cantor offers insights on the behavioral changes parents can look out for to recognize if their child is struggling. In sharing tips for combating the negative effects of stress, Dr. Cantor highlights the importance of strong, trusting relationships in helping young people through difficult times as well as building resilience to future stress.
Listen to the full conversation here or below.