#39: Kids and Mental Health with Child Psychiatrist Dr. Lisa Fortuna
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On this episode, we're talking to child psychiatrist Dr. Lisa Fortuna about anxiety in children.  How has the pandemic impacted the mental health of the kids around us?  How can you identify when anxiety is a problem for a child in your life?  And what can we all do to help kids and teens who are experiencing this struggle? She shares her insight into all these questions and more.

Dr. Lisa Fortuna, MD, MPH is a highly experienced child and adolescent psychiatrist and the Chief of Psychiatry and Vice-Chair at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital of the University of California, San Francisco. She is the principal investigator of a large, multi-site research trial called Kids FACE FEARS, focused on the treatment of child anxiety. Her areas of expertise are child and adolescent psychiatry, treatment and research on PTSD across the lifespan, immigrant mental health, access to care, and implementation research including digital interventions. 

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