Murthy and Hijazi on various solutions addressing youth mental health

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The coronavirus pandemic has underlined a growing urgency around youth mental health across the world. On Wednesday, Aug. 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET, join Washington Post Live for a conversation with U.S. Surgeon General Vivek H. Murthy, MD and UNICEF senior mental health technical advisor Zeinab Hijazi on how young people are navigating what health officials have declared a crisis and how schools, families and communities are working to provide supportive environments and solutions.

Senior Mental Health Technical Advisor, UNICEF

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How Kids Thrive: Solutions in Crisis

In a segment presented by the Education Development Center, Heidi Kar, PhD, Principal Advisor, Mental Health, Trauma & Violence Initiatives, addresses the youth mental health crisis in the US and around the world. Kar discusses comprehensive, inclusive and community-oriented solutions that are crucial to addressing this challenge.

Principal Advisor, Mental Health, Trauma & Violence Initiatives, Education Development Center



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