Mental health issues plague schools again, counselor says – WFTV

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ORLANDO, Fla. — Last year, local school districts experienced unprecedented violence as children fought each other and mental health issues on campus.

According to Mental Health America, Florida ranks 30th in the nation for youth mental health. More than one in 10 children in Florida say they have suffered from a major depressive episode in the past year, and two-thirds of those children say they never received help.

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A local therapist told Channel 9 that even without local COVID-19 stressors, students will continue to face mental health issues this year.

See the full story in the video above.

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