COVID-19 has Taken a Disturbing Toll on Teens’ Mental Health, Study Shows
The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a profound toll on teens and young adults — with those between the ages of 13 and 18 the most affected, according to a troubling new national study of medical records and insurance claims.
FAIR Health, a nonprofit that collects data for the largest database of privately billed health insurance claims in the US, looked at 32 billion records and studied those in the 13-18 and 19-22 age ranges.
The organization tracked month-by-month changes from January to November 2020, compared to the same period from the year before.
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