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Athletes’ mental health claims make headlines after star tennis player drops out of competition

Also on the program: Spending the Army birthday with one soldier who “beat the odds.”

By Smart Talk and Merideth Bucher

Coping with reopening anxiety

Also on the program: Communities opening up with events and exhibits

By Merideth Bucher

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Proposed legislation would give students in Pa. days off to focus on mental health

Senate Bill 506 would allow public school students from kindergarten to 12th grade to take two wellness days a semester, as long as they have a note from a parent indicating their approval.

By Julia Agos

Philly schools see a rise in teens’ mental health issues related to pandemic, gun violence

District leaders say calls to a crisis hotline launched a year ago, are getting longer due to losses from the pandemic, gun violence, and racial trauma.

By Emily Rizzo/WHYY

Midstate county introduces wearable wristbands to assist police with crisis intervention

“This can help end the stigma surrounding mental health.”

By Julia Agos