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The Jernigan-Noesi family, the Roper Nedd family, and the Ford family talk about the conversations they're having with their kids about racism, social justice, and having hope for the future. (Left to right) Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR; Michael A. McCoy for NPR; Michael Starghill for NPR hide caption

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Spending quality time with kids and listening deeply to them is one way to help them tame anxiety. Here Mariano Noesi and Maryam Jernigan-Noesi play with their 4-year-old son Carter. Jernigan-Noesi is a child psychologist. Lynsey Weatherspoon for NPR hide caption

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Peet Sapsin directs clients inside custom built "Gainz Pods", during his HIIT class, (high intensity interval training), at Sapsins Inspire South Bay Fitness, Redondo Beach, California, Wednesday, June 17, 2020. Jay L. Clendenin/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images hide caption

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My Gym Is Reopening. Is It Safe To Work Out There?

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How To Reduce Stress In Children Stuck At Home This Summer

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How To Help Black Children Cope Amid Stress Of Racial Protests

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Insomnia has become even more common, sleep specialists say, with the rise of "collective social anxiety." Aaron McCoy/Getty Images hide caption

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How To Get Sleep In Uneasy Times

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Coronavirus Crisis May Worsen Symptoms In Children With Anxiety, Depression

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Many Pregnant Women Struggle With Mental Health Amid Pandemic

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Listener Questions On How To Take Care Of Mental Health During The Pandemic, Answered

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How To Deal With The Effects Of The Pandemic On Mental Health

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Some LGBTQ Youth Find Hard Times At Home

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With Senior Year In Disarray, Teens And Young Adults Feel Lost. Here's How To Help

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Tents setup outside the main entrance to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif., Wednesday, April 1, 2020. The hospital plans to triple the number of available ICU beds to care for patients amidst the spread of COVID-19. Brittany Murray/MediaNews Group/Long Beach Press-Telegram via Getty Image hide caption

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What Is The Cost Of COVID-19 Treatment?

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