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On Our Mind Speaks With The U.S. Surgeon General On Youth Mental Health

Part of PBS Student Report Labs On Our Minds Podcast Series

Teen mental health is one of the U.S. Surgeon General’s top priorities. Bree and James talk with the Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, about his mental health as a teenager, tips for combating loneliness and isolation, and how to create tech-free zones to limit time on social media. 

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This episode was produced by Lead Podcast Producer Briget Ganske with help from Associate Producer Jaylah Moore-Ross. Frankie St. Pierre Nelson from KUOW’s RadioActive edited and mixed this episode.

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