NEW YORK (WABC) -- On Saturday, May 8, WABC-TV will air a special entitled "PROTECT OUR CHILDREN: EFFECTS OF THE PANDEMIC" at 7 p.m. ET.
The program is hosted by Eyewitness News Anchor Shirleen Allicot, and will focus on the continued impact the pandemic has had on youth, with advice from professionals on how we can address and improve the mental, emotional and physical health of youth.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the special shares stories of individuals who faced difficult challenges and survived hardships that seemed insurmountable.
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Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Treatment Referral Routing Service
800-662-HELP (4357) National 24/7 Helpline
Mental Health America
For Resources & Expert Advice
National ChildHelp Child Abuse Hotline 24/7
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
1-800-273-TALK (8255) Hotline
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
24 Hour Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)
National Center For Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC)
800-THE LOST (843-5678)