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Coronavirus anxiety in kids leads to big surge in interest in mindfulness app

"Making sense of the pandemic is challenging for everyone, but for children, it's especially hard." S.Mantesso (ABC News)

`This is a really great article and is well worth a read.

"The CEO of not-for-profit Smiling Mind, Dr Addie Wootten, said remote learning and changes in routine can be particularly harmful for children.

"I think we underestimate the impact these big events can have on young children … those changes can throw kids out of kilter in terms of their mental health," she said.

Kids Helpline reported a surge in calls to its counselling hotline during last summer's bushfires — the number of calls has surged again during the pandemic."

Source: ABC News

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