Blog: Health & Wellbeing
UCLA CDA’s Allyson Nesmith talks with NSCA member Rhonda Boyd, PhD, about how adults can support youth mental health and wellbeing.
Science journalist Lydia Denworth spoke with Dylan Gee, PhD, Associate Professor, Yale University and Shimica Gaskins, JD, President and CEO, GRACE/End Child Poverty CA to tackle the second question at our second annual Brain Development Symposium.
There are solutions to youth mental health issues. A recent panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club of California described the work needed to get these solutions to young people who need help.
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A new research paper in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence by Dr. Stephen Russell and PhD student Allen Mallory looks at how racial discrimination intersects with LGB discrimination to affect the mental health of sexual minority youth of color.
Youth need support as we start to transition back to in-person activities. NSCA members Candice Odgers, PhD, and Nick Allen, PhD, have some ideas about what that support might look like.
Allyson Nesmith writes about how adolescents are finding ways to form the romantic connections that are so important to development.