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COVID-19: Headspace CEO on the effects of COVID-19 on teenagers’ mental health

Headspace CEO Russell Glass discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the health of teenagers nationwide.

Video transcript

- The pandemic hit and created loneliness and isolation at a moment in someone's life, these teenage years where you are social, you need interaction. And so we are trying to change the culture in a number of different ways. One is we're providing free services to educators so that they can learn how to incorporate mindfulness meditation into their curriculum, help kids understand how to change the trajectory of their brain health. We're providing free access to adolescents-- so 13 to 17-year-olds-- through different programs like Peer Health Exchange. And we're gonna continue to work with the educators and the high schoolers of the world so that we can change this early in life so that they're prepared for the rest of life, they're prepared for a better mental health.

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