The Impact Of COVID-19 On Children And Adolescents Has Been Traumatic: Dr Amit Sen

PUBLISHED ON: July 11, 2021 | Duration: 5 min, 02 sec

From trauma due to deaths in their own families or immediate circle to distress in family due to loss of livelihood, children are facing the brunt of it all. Dr Amit Sen, Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, and Director & Co-founder of Children First emphasised that the impact of COVID-19 on children, adolescents and teenagers will unfold over months, years and generations. Dr Sen said that apart from the virus itself, the lockdown has disrupted lives of young adults in unprecedented ways and once the dust settles, is when we will see the impact through probably increases in unfortunate instances like suicides or substance abuse among the youth.
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