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Q&A: The Coronavirus Pandemic: Mental Health One Year Later

In the early stages of the pandemic, the threat of illness, the implementation of social distancing measures, and the drastic changes in everyday life put mental health concerns at the forefront of many conversations. In an episode of The Brain Architects [1] released in March 2020, Dr. Archana Basu and Dr. Karestan Koenen discussed how families and children can protect their mental health during an unprecedented time. But now, a year later, how have those mental health concerns changed? Dr. Basu and Dr. Koenen describe the mental health challenges ahead and what we can do to support one another.