Aerika Brittian Loyd

developmental psychologist at UC Riverside; director of the Youth Health and Development Lab

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Kids may not be able to express and articulate exactly how they’re feeling, so it’s important to watch for signs, like exhibiting a range of emotions.

Pandemic, politics, racial conflicts are all doing a number on kids’ mental health. How parents can help

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