Tag: NCDHHS

Mental health problems spike among NC teens

By David Larson Raleigh, NC – Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, some parents, child psychologists, and public-health officials were drawing attention to a growing mental health crisis among American teens. But according to preliminary numbers from the N.C. Department of…

Gov. Roy Cooper won’t end mask mandates in NC schools

By Donna King Raleigh, NC – North Carolina won’t be joining the growing number of states ending the mask mandates for public school students. In a meeting Wednesday, Feb. 10, with county health officials statewide, the N.C. Department of Health…