Adverse effects of COVID-19 on youth
April 17, 2020
Currently in our lives all of us are experiencing some adverse effects of the COVID-19 virus. Unfortunately, youth in the great state of Oklahoma have lives now that are adversely altered. Our youth are not attending activities as they normally would. Graduation, sports activities and even prom have all been affected.
During these stressful times parents are also stressed. Finances, work, health concerns and caring for children’s needs are all stressors. These also adversely affect our youth. The World Health Organization reports that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), such as abuse a...