Issues That Matter: Recognizing Anxiety and Depression in Kids

Kids of all ages have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Remote schooling, isolation from friends and relatives, and fears that they or someone they know may fall ill can cause anxiety. Even the youngest children can sense the pandemic stresses their parents and caregivers feel, resulting in anxiety and depression.

Learn how to tell the difference between normal child behavior and changes that indicate it's time to seek help. 


  • Amy Garrett, MD, Pediatric Associates of Whidbey Island
  • Emily Forman, Ed.S., NCSP, School Psychologist, Meadowdale Middle School
  • Sarah Pulliam, LICSW, MPH, Director of Family and Community Services, ChildStrive

Recorded Jan. 30, 2021