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SD Focus: Teens and Isolation

Episode 8 | 27m 18s

The U.S. Surgeon General says isolation is an epidemic with major health risks, including for young people. Sturgis Brown High School students report on the effects of isolation in their community. A panel of mental health experts discuss ways you can support the young people in your life.

Aired: 05/24/23
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Extras
Better pay and expanding the pipeline are potential solutions to the teacher shortage.
The child care crisis continues, and some are looking to lawmakers for solutions.
The earliest years of a child's life can have lifelong impacts on learning.
How support for children has evolved in 50 years, and where we have room to grow.
Limited access to child care has an impact on the state's workforce shortage.
An overview on the challenges of accessing prenatal healthcare.
Learn what's next as South Dakota implements Medicaid expansion.
While some Christian groups reimagine church, others lean on tradition.
An hour-long special featuring the two statewide ballot measures and key statewide races.
Low funding, high costs, and staffing challenges are forcing rural nursing homes to close.
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Better pay and expanding the pipeline are potential solutions to the teacher shortage.
The child care crisis continues, and some are looking to lawmakers for solutions.
The earliest years of a child's life can have lifelong impacts on learning.
How support for children has evolved in 50 years, and where we have room to grow.
Limited access to child care has an impact on the state's workforce shortage.
An overview on the challenges of accessing prenatal healthcare.
Learn what's next as South Dakota implements Medicaid expansion.
While some Christian groups reimagine church, others lean on tradition.
An hour-long special featuring the two statewide ballot measures and key statewide races.
Low funding, high costs, and staffing challenges are forcing rural nursing homes to close.