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Trone Announces Effort to Address Youth Mental Health

April 22nd, 2020 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Representative David Trone, on Tuesday,  announced a new effort to secure critical funding to address youth mental health in future legislation Congress will consider related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fear and anxiety about a disease like COVID-19 can be overwhelming for both adults and children. The freshman Congressman who represents the sixth district which includes Western Maryland, said that if left unaddressed for children and teens, childhood traumatic stress can have long-term effects lasting far beyond the pandemic, including an increased likelihood to suffer from chronic health problems and mental illness as an adult…

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