CDC Director Compares Rate of Suicides to COVID-19 Deaths

Summary: 

Center for Disease Control Director Robert Redfield said in a Buck Institute webinar that suicides and drug overdoses have surpassed the death rate for COVID-19 among high school students. Redfield argued that lock downs and lack of public schooling constituted a disproportionally negative impact on young peoples’ mental health.

Date: 
Saturday, August 15, 2020