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The Effect of School Lockdown Drills on Kids’ Mental Health

The debate about how to prevent and prepare for school shootings in America continues to be brought up. Some believe that active shooter drills save lives. However, some experts and parents believe that there isn’t enough evidence to prove the effectiveness of these drills, and they fear that the drills may be causing emotional harm … Read More

U.S. Surgeon General Warns of Youth Mental Health Crisis

The mental health toll of the pandemic has hit America’s young people the hardest. Symptoms of depression and anxiety have doubled as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, as 25% of youths have experienced depressive symptoms and 20% have struggled with signs of anxiety, according to an advisory released by U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. … Read More