Coronavirus is Straining Colorado Kids’ Mental Health. The State Hopes Free Counseling Sessions Will Help.

The Colorado Sun | Erica Breunlin

“Without effective mental health supports our youth broadly are at risk of having tremendous negative implications for their well-being long term.”

Colorado lawmakers are considering two new proposals that would allocate millions of dollars to much-needed mental health supports for children, including free counseling. The state was already under-resourced in this area, says Dr. Jessica Hawks of Children’s Hospital Colorado.

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