Amid the rush to provide quality instruction remotely, educators are also need to find new ways to address the mental health needs of their students. In this special report, The New York Times featured the online course Lisa developed with One Schoolhouse to protect adolescent mental health during this disrupted school year. Read here.
The team at CNN reached out to talk with Lisa about how the normal and expectable challenges of going through puberty might play out in the context of living through a global pandemic – read here – and about what adults can to do support adolescent mental heath right now – read here.
In journalist Anya Kamenetz’s article about the worrisome rise of anxiety and depression in teens, Lisa describes what adults can to do prevent adolescent suicide. Read the article here or listen to Anya Kamenetz and Lisa discuss the article on NPR’s Morning Edition here.
Lisa joined University of Pennsylvania’s psychologist Dr. Howard Stevenson and neurologist Dr. Frances Jensen for an interview by Marty Moss-Coane of NPR’s WHYY on how young people view the Covid threat. Listen here.
While Lisa answered student’s back to school questions on CBS This Morning, co-anchor Gayle King jumped in to comment on Lisa’s “soothing voice.” Watch here.
Psychologist and journalist Dr. Juli Fraga takes on the important topic of helping tweens connect to their peers during this stressful, isolating time. Lisa was honored to have her perspective included alongside those of psychologist Suniya Luthar. Read here.
On CBS This Morning, Lisa outlined what adults can do to protect child and adolescent mental health as we head into another disrupted school year. Watch here.
Journalist Aidin Vaziri of the San Francisco Chronicle interviewed teenagers and experts, including Lisa, on adolescents’ experience of following strict social distancing rules, especially when many peers are not. Read here.
Journalist Rachel Dissell interviewed Lisa and other experts about how to help them children manage bereavement and loss in the context of the coronavirus pandemic. Read here.