One in five kids live with a mental health issue and the implications of COVID have only exacerbated the crisis for families. Actress Gabrielle Union plays many roles but none so important as parent. The role of parents have only gotten larger as they navigate working from home, serving as teacher and often even as guidance counselor as time in the day seems to diminish.
I have the opportunity to include several clips below discussion a variety of topics - turning in phones at night, self-care, therapy, and mental health in marginalized communities. These clips are from the second ever Citizen Verizon Academy