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Positive Links for Children, Teens and Families during the Coronavirus, special focus on Teen Mental Health (75)

Year 2, Week 25 (75)

COVID-19 & Teen Mental Health

15.09.2021-21.09.2021

This Week’s Top Links

A Clip From The '80s When Seat Belts Became Mandatory Is Going Viral Because It's Being Compared To The Way Some Americans Are Acting About The Vaccine

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/80s-anti-seat-belt-clip

This is worth watching just to see how long people have been declaring their free”dumb” is being taken away by public safety mandates.

Daycares in Finland Built Their Own 'Forests', And It Changed Kids' Immune Systems

https://www.sciencealert.com/daycares-in-finland-built-their-own-forests-and-it-changed-kids-immune-systems

Here’s another good news story coming out of the education system in Finland.

Kids COVID vaccine: Pfizer says low dose safe, effective for ages 5-11

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/09/20/kids-covid-vaccine-pfizer-biontech-low-dose-safe-study/8413595002/

It is a lower dose, but like the vaccine for adults, it does stimulate our own immune systems to respond to the virus.

How to Detect Your Child’s Emotional Distress Before the School’s AI Does

https://apple.news/A17V5EMV-SbO6hdAoF3ZaCA

There were a couple articles this week about children returning to school and the prevalence of Student Monitoring Software reporting their online behavior without parents or students knowledge.

The moment QAnon took the person I love most

https://apple.news/AxzqCq5DRT36YxplkSxKZUg

This is a sad inside story about someone who lost a loved one to the dark world of online cults; in this case, QAnon.

5 Books to Cheer You Up When You’re Feeling Down

https://nextbigideaclub.com/magazine/5-books-cheer-youre-feeling/29547/

If you need a pick-me-up or to expand your creativity, there’s something in this book list for everyone.

Should I pull my child out of school because of Covid-19 concerns? An expert explains

https://apple.news/Al2Aj5E49RbWcTEosjwhHJg

And here is the primary reason to vaccinate. Children who can’t vaccinate are highly contagious to the Delta Variant and filling our hospital rooms.

Adults are throwing tantrums—in restaurants, planes and at home. Blame the pandemic.

https://apple.news/Ayd7LGwj3T2KbI0EkIYfnug

Aggressiveness is being seen more frequently and in public venues. It’s not just the result of Trump’s belligerence in leadership, it’s also the fact that the virus keeps going on and one while we expected it to be temporary.

 

This Week’s Links

21.09.2021

A Clip From The '80s When Seat Belts Became Mandatory Is Going Viral Because It's Being Compared To The Way Some Americans Are Acting About The Vaccine

https://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/80s-anti-seat-belt-clip

Daycares in Finland Built Their Own 'Forests', And It Changed Kids' Immune Systems

https://www.sciencealert.com/daycares-in-finland-built-their-own-forests-and-it-changed-kids-immune-systems

Poll shows most Americans siding with Biden, not GOP, on vaccines

https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-show/poll-shows-most-americans-siding-biden-not-gop-vaccines-n1279636

Unvaccinated Individuals Are 11 Times More Likely to Die From Covid-19

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/unvaccinated-individuals-are-11-times-more-likely-to-die-from-covid-19-than-those-who-are-vaccinated-180978714/

20.09.2021

Kids COVID vaccine: Pfizer says low dose safe, effective for ages 5-11

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/health/2021/09/20/kids-covid-vaccine-pfizer-biontech-low-dose-safe-study/8413595002/

How to Detect Your Child’s Emotional Distress Before the School’s AI Does

https://apple.news/A17V5EMV-SbO6hdAoF3ZaCA

The spy tech that followed kids home for remote learning—and won’t leave

https://www.fastcompany.com/90677509/the-spy-tech-that-followed-kids-home-for-remote-learning-and-wont-leave?partner=rss&utm_source=rss&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=rss+fastcompany&utm_content=rss

Empathy Is The Most Important Leadership Skill According To Research

https://www.forbes.com/sites/tracybrower/2021/09/19/empathy-is-the-most-important-leadership-skill-according-to-research/

The State of Covid in the U.S.

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/09/20/briefing/covid-infections-us-delta.html

Six Things to Understand About the Pandemic Now

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/09/six-ways-think-about-pandemic-now/620129/?utm_source=feed

The days of full covid coverage are over. Insurers are restoring deductibles and co-pays, leaving patients with big bills.

https://apple.news/A4uxY401hQm6IDqAdTYgSiw

Covid-19 cases forcing hospitals to ration care is unfair and unacceptable, expert says

https://www.cnn.com/2021/09/20/health/us-coronavirus-monday/

Big gap between Pfizer, Moderna vaccines seen for preventing COVID hospitalizations

https://apple.news/A6MHlZEpqSvmoggIaHHI-nw

Doctors treating unvaccinated Covid patients are succumbing to compassion fatigue

https://apple.news/AlBHF5jsbSxys6A69Cl1RBQ

19.09.2021

The moment QAnon took the person I love most

https://apple.news/AxzqCq5DRT36YxplkSxKZUg

Readers Respond: What To Say If Someone Asks Why You're Wearing A Mask

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2021/09/17/1037935691/readers-respond-what-to-say-if-someone-asks-why-youre-wearing-a-mask

The Good Luck of Your Bad Luck: Marcus Aurelius on the Stoic Strategy for Weathering Life’s Waves and Turning Suffering into Strength – Brain Pickings

https://www.brainpickings.org/2021/09/19/marcus-aurelius-luck/

'Lining the body bags up': GOP governor issues chilling warning to the unvaccinated

https://www.salon.com/2021/09/19/lining-the-body-bags-up-governor-issues-chilling-warning-to-the-unvaccinated_partner/

Angry in COVID-19 quarantine about those who helped put me here: Dave Lange

https://www.cleveland.com/opinion/2021/09/angry-in-covid-19-quarantine-about-those-who-helped-put-me-here-dave-lange.html

The Delta Wave Is Tough on Kids, But Deadly for the Middle-Aged

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2021-09-19/the-delta-wave-is-tough-on-kids-but-deadly-for-the-middle-aged

Florida GOP Bookkeeper Who Railed Against 'Faucism' Dies Of COVID-19

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/florida-gop-bookkeeper-who-railed-against-faucism-dies-of-covid-19_n_61460c70e4b0e5dd4b2742f6

18.09.2021

5 Books to Cheer You Up When You’re Feeling Down

https://nextbigideaclub.com/magazine/5-books-cheer-youre-feeling/29547/

FDA advisory panel recommends COVID boosters only for older and high-risk Americans 

https://apple.news/AHsKj4gr2RXuCrXVDQUCahA

You Might Want to Wait to Get a Booster Shot

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/09/when-you-should-get-your-covid-booster-shot/620123/?utm_source=feed

Here's How to Hack Your Brain for Greater Creativity, According to Neuroscience

https://www.inc.com/minda-zetlin/creativity-boosts-neuroscience-mood-boosters-steven-kotler.html

Entrepreneur: WHO gives date for the end of the Covid pandemic, but Bill Gates says he has the 'only solution' to end the crisis

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/386273

What Does Healthcare Rationing Look Like During COVID-19 Surge?

https://www.verywellhealth.com/healthcare-rationing-during-covid-5201813

COVID-19 Becomes Biggest Cop Killer As Police Unions Fight Vaccine Mandates

https://newsone.com/4211475/police-covid-deaths-unions-vaccine-mandates/

New York Restaurant Hostess Attacked After Asking Guests to Show Proof of Vaccination

https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-news/new-york-restaurant-hostess-attack-covid-19-vaccine-mandate-1228361/

'The Cost Was Her Life': Mom's Obituary Blames Unvaccinated For Her Death

https://www.scarymommy.com/mom-obituary-blames-unvaccinated-covid-death/

17.09.2021

Adults are throwing tantrums—in restaurants, planes and at home. Blame the pandemic.

https://apple.news/Ayd7LGwj3T2KbI0EkIYfnug

We Know Students Are Struggling With Their Mental Health. Here's How You Can Help

https://www.npr.org/sections/back-to-school-live-updates/2021/09/17/1038022995/we-know-students-are-struggling-with-their-mental-health-heres-how-you-can-help

Stop Calling It a ‘Pandemic of the Unvaccinated’

https://apple.news/Ar_dAckN5TQy5c9y-qnS72Q

Dr. Fauci Says COVID-19 Vaccines Aren’t Just a Personal Choice: ‘It Isn’t Only About You’

https://www.self.com/story/dr-fauci-covid-19-vaccines-not-just-personal-choice

Here's Some Research for the Do-Your-Own-Research Crowd

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/a37623384/nicki-minaj-covid-19-vaccine-billions-have-taken-it-do-your-own-research/

Another Reason To Get Vaccinated? Many Insurance Companies Aren’t Covering COVID-19 Costs Anymore

https://www.wellandgood.com/another-reason-to-get-vaccinated-many-insurance-companies-arent-covering-covid-19-costs-anymore/

Nearly 10,000 passengers tested negative before flying — here's how many infections slipped through

https://www.cnbc.com/2021/09/17/is-it-safe-to-fly-now-one-preflight-pcr-test-could-be-the-answer.html

Ron DeSantis' 'Disastrous' COVID-19 Response Ripped In Viral 'Florida Is Vietnam' Video

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/don-winslow-ron-desantis-florida-covid-19-vietnam_n_61445a2be4b07ad8c8de18de

'I want to see the Premier of Alberta prosecuted’: Canadians stunned as Kenney refuses to apologize for easing COVID-19 restrictions

https://ca.news.yahoo.com/alberta-covid19-jason-kenney-pandemic-response-181121537.html

Even Pope Francis Has Absolutely Had It With Anti-Vaxxers

https://www.scarymommy.com/pope-francis-covid-vaccine/

16.09.2021

Should I pull my child out of school because of Covid-19 concerns? An expert explains

https://apple.news/Al2Aj5E49RbWcTEosjwhHJg

Our School Board Refused To Mandate Masks. Now Things Are Bad. Really Bad.

https://apple.news/AKB58-aexQt2u4NYnNZtCfQ

‘We have a little girl here, and she doesn’t have her people’: COVID kills parents of 8-year-old

https://www.oregonlive.com/coronavirus/2021/09/we-have-a-little-girl-here-and-she-doesnt-have-her-people-covid-kills-parents-of-8-year-old.html

1 in 500 Americans Have Died From COVID, But Sure Let’s Protest Mandates

https://www.scarymommy.com/1-in-500-americans-died-covid/

New Hampshire lawmaker switches parties, joining Democrats because of GOP views on vaccines, masks

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/new-hampshire-lawmaker-switches-parties-joining-democrats-because-of-gop-views-on-vaccines-masks/?utm_source=RSS&utm_medium=Referral&utm_campaign=RSS_seattle-news

COVID cases are falling, but deaths are rising

https://www.axios.com/covid-cases-deaths-hospitalizations-delta-wave-18e01cd1-9c49-4e7b-b578-5b4e0d9c3272.html

Two stunning maps show how rightwing politics & COVID-19 are intertwined

https://www.lgbtqnation.com/2021/09/two-stunning-maps-show-rightwing-politics-covid-19-intertwined/

COVID deaths are up 40%. These states are running low on ICU beds and health workers

https://fortune.com/2021/09/15/covid-deaths-states-icu-beds-health-workers-shortage/

Idaho, hospitals in West face Covid surge, struggle to transfer patients

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/idaho-hospitals-west-face-covid-surge-struggle-transfer-patients-rcna1997

Overwhelmed With COVID Patients, Oregon Hospitals Postpone Surgeries And Cancer Care

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2021/09/16/1037621883/overwhelmed-with-covid-patients-oregon-hospitals-postpone-surgeries-and-cancer-c

15.09.2021

US Covid-19 cases climbing in ‘pandemic of unvaccinated’

https://www.scmp.com/news/world/united-states-canada/article/3148811/us-covid-19-cases-climbing-pandemic-unvaccinated?utm_source=rss_feed

Washington Post Thinks Gov. Ron DeSantis Just Sank To A ‘Jaw-Dropping’ New Low

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/ron-desantis-washington-post-editorial-board-cynicism_n_6141ba4ae4b0628d0962c055

5th Anti-Vax Right-Wing Radio Host Dies Of COVID-19 In The Past 6 Weeks

https://newsone.com/4209341/bob-enyart-dies-covid-anti-vax-right-wing-radio-hosts/

Canada: Alberta healthcare system on verge of collapse as Covid cases and anti-vax sentiments rise

https://apple.news/A4WREC9wuTVmJI7qS_fm9Xg

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