Masks have been a critical tool in the battle against COVID. While they have been effective, it didn’t come without a cost. For the past two years our kids had to navigate their first experiences of learning to read, taking the bus to school, middle school crushes and senior prom all with half of their face covered. This, coupled with isolation and the inability to socially interact has had a profound effect on their current and possibly long term mental health. On Episode 102 we discuss the current state of masked kids and its affects on mental health.