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Adolescent mental health had been declining in the decade before the pandemic. The last two years have only worsened what many advocates and experts say is a mental health crisis among teens.

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show that 4 in 10 teens reported feeling “persistently sad or hopeless.” In October, the American Academy of Pediatrics declared a national state of emergency for children’s mental health. In its report, the AAP called on policymakers and advocates to “meet these challenges through innovation and action, using state, local and national approaches to improve the access to and quality of care across the continuum of mental health promotion, prevention, and treatment.”

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