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Mental Health Professionals Help Students Ease Back Into In-Person School

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Being a teenager is tough enough, stuck between childhood and adulthood. Mental health can be wobbly for many teens to begin with, and the pandemic does not help.

One of the major concerns about students being physically out of school is the effect on their minds. Kimberly Wasserman is Behavioral Health Specialist at Ashland High School, and Mary Breton works with students of several schools from her base at Rogue Community Health.

We visit with the two about the mental health effects they've seen in young people, and how the effects are being addressed.

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