The Kids Aren’t All Right—but Hope Can Help
The events of the past few years have literally changed the brains of our young people, prematurely aging them in ways we used to primarily see in children suffering from violence or neglect. And while the brain is capable of healing itself, especially through treatment, it’s hard to undo trauma altogether, leaving the COVID generation with historic rates of depression, anxiety and also hopelessness.
Originally published: February 22, 2023
Author: Sian Beilock
Institution: Barnard College
Published by: Inside Higher Ed