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Mental health and the pandemic: How are kids doing?

Ontario Today opens lines with child and youth psychiatrist Dr. Rachel Mitchell on Wednesday's show.

Ontario Today opens lines with child and youth psychiatrist on Wednesday's show

Wednesday's topic on an extended edition of Ontario Today is mental health and the pandemic: how are kids doing? The guest is child and youth psychiatrist Dr. Rachel Mitchell, who will talk about what she is seeing and answer your questions. (Evan Mitsui/CBC)

Eating disorders, anxiety, depression, temper tantrums, nightmares — a wide range of mental health issues pediatricians are seeing in youth right now, spurred by the pandemic.

It's the topic on Wednesday's extended edition of Ontario TodayMental health and the pandemic: How are kids doing? The guest is child and youth psychiatrist Dr. Rachel Mitchell.

CBC Radio's daily provincial call-in show is again extending to an hour-and-a-half Wednesday to take your calls on the topic. Tune in to CBC Radio Wednesday between 12 noon and 1:30 p.m. ET, listen here or call in at 1-888-817-8995.

What would you like to ask the child and youth psychiatrist? How has your family been doing? Leave your comment below. Some of the best and most insightful will be featured throughout the show.

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