Dr. Murphy Speaks to Parents about COVID-19 Impact on Mental Health
Dr. Murphy was invited to speak at a regional conference for local school districts about the Mental Health Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Although school districts had been navigating the changings demands of the pandemic for over a year at the time of the presentation, parents remained concern about what to expect in the future and how the pandemic was impacting their child’s mental health and overall wellness.
Rates of depression, anxiety, and social difficulties have increased exponentially, yet access to mental health has never been so limited. Dr. Murphy’s presentation includes statistics about the increasing rates of mental health challenges as well as tips for parents on how to better understand and support their children.