The Quadcast

Ep. 21 The Good that Came Out of it: The Pandemic’s effect on Student Resilience, Telehealth, and the Value of Increased Focus on Mental Health

June 23rd, 2021  •  27 mins 43 secs  •  Download (25.4 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Dr. Jill Grimes, a family physician, clinical instructor for UMass Medical School and author of “The Ultimate College Student Health Handbook” and Jill Henry, a high school teacher, award-winning cross-country coach, and co-author of the book - “The Greatest College Health Guide You Never Knew You Needed” recently co-wrote an op-ed that was published in the Hechinger Report called “The pandemic gave graduating high school seniors new strength and resilience.” The authors and experts came on the Quadcast to discuss pandemic silver linings - increased resilience, discussion of mental health and appreciation for healthy extracurriculars among teens and young adults.