The State of the Region: Hampton Roads 2020
More and more young people, particularly teenagers, report that they are anxious or depressed – a trend that has only escalated since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. This chapter looks at the state of youth mental health and the accessibility of care in Hampton Roads. The $224 million Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters mental health hospital now under construction will address an urgent need and place the region at the forefront of behavioral and mental health care for children.
Dragas Center for Economic Analysis and Policy, "Part 5: The Kids Are Not All Right: Youth Mental Health in Hampton Roads" (2020). State of the Region Reports: Hampton Roads. 180.