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Celebrating Outstanding Teachers

Dr. Monica Isquith BASIS Independent McLean

Over the past two years, teachers have gone above and beyond for their students. During the first part of the COVID-19 pandemic, they proved their adaptability by juggling virtual, in-person and hybrid learning. After schools fully reopened, they’ve helped students readjust to being in the classroom. This month, during Teacher …

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What to Know Before Choosing Antidepressants for Your Child or Teen

Sad boy sits alone

  Rates of anxiety and depression among youth have soared over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic. Last fall, a coalition of the nation’s leading experts in pediatric health declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health. Due to structural inequities, this mental health crisis is worst among …

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