School counselor discusses youth mental health crisis; TikTok threats scare schools

School counselor discusses youth mental health crisis; TikTok threats scare schools

By NPR

Here & Now Anytime

Friday, 17 December

The U.S. surgeon general recently issued an advisory saying the pandemic has contributed to already rising numbers in anxiety, depression and suicide rates among adolescents. We hear how middle school students are coping with Alma Lopez, who was named School Counselor of the Year. And, schools across the country are on wide alert after viral unconfirmed threats of violence spread on TikTok. Kim Lyons of The Verge shares the latest.
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