Children suffer anxiety and PTSD as a result of Covid-19

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families reported that children are suffering from “increasing levels of worry, fear, anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress” due to lockdowns, with school closures affect 72% of the world’s student population. Newsweek looks at this and other research. As DB Recovery+ news readers know, PTSD can lead to later addiction as a coping mechanism.