Read more about California’s First Surgeon General on Covid: ‘Greatest Collective Trauma’ of a Generation

When Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was first appointed California surgeon general, she set out to address the toxic stress and trauma plaguing the state’s most vulnerable residents. Then the pandemic hit. Suddenly, she found herself having to guide millions through... Read MoreRead more about California’s First Surgeon General on Covid: ‘Greatest Collective Trauma’ of a Generation

Read more about The Pandemic Has Taken a Big Toll on the Mental Health of Children

NPR’s A Martinez talks to California’s Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris about children coping with adverse childhood experiences brought on by COVID, and what can be done to undo the damage. Read more on NPR. Read MoreRead more about The Pandemic Has Taken a Big Toll on the Mental Health of Children

Read more about COVID Is Driving a Children’s Mental Health Emergency

When COVID shut down life as usual in the spring of 2020, most physicians in the U.S. focused on the immediate physical dangers from the novel coronavirus. But soon pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris began thinking of COVID’s longer-term emotional damage and those who... Read MoreRead more about COVID Is Driving a Children’s Mental Health Emergency

Read more about Rescuing our kids from Covid trauma is vital for healing America

This op-ed originally appeared on CNN.com. Opinion by Nadine Burke Harris Now that the Pfizer vaccines have been authorized for emergency use in children ages 5 to 11, I, like so many parents across the US, am breathing a sigh of relief that my little ones can finally... Read MoreRead more about Rescuing our kids from Covid trauma is vital for healing America

Read more about Nadine Burke Harris: What Your Childhood Means for Your Health

Can trauma you experienced as a kid still affect you now? What about the traumatic experiences of our parents and grandparents? Is there a way to undo what California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris calls the “toxic stress response”? In this conversation, Kate... Read MoreRead more about Nadine Burke Harris: What Your Childhood Means for Your Health