* Sarah, Washington, DC.
* Hudson, California.
Kelly Davis, associate vice president of peer and youth advocacy, Mental Health America, Alexandria, VA.
Jane Cooley Fruehwirth, Associate Professor, Department of Economics; faculty member, Carolina Population Center, UNC-Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.
Laura S. Gray, PhD, clinical psychologist, Children’s National Hospital, Washington, DC.
Khadijah Booth Watkins, MD, psychiatrist; Associate Director, Clay Center for Young Healthy Minds, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston.
Loretta Whitson, EdD, Executive Director, California Association of School Counselors, Ontario, CA.
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Student Well-Being Survey, Southern California United States Civil Liberties Union, May 8, 2020.