Loneliness in adolescents has been an increasing problem for many years, and research indicates that the pandemic continues to exacerbate things. As a result, many families are seeking mental health care for kids and teens.
Almost 800,000 people have died from COVID-19 in the United States. But, psychologists say the loss goes beyond the official death count. The devastating effects of loneliness and isolation may stay with us long after the pandemic is over.