Connecting with Your Kids Can be Good for Their Mental Health

Jordan School District’s Health and Wellness Specialist Mckinley Withers recently went on ‘Fox 13’s The Place’ to discuss how social isolation can have a negative impact on a child’s mental health and development.

Mr. Withers advice to parents is to have structured family time and create bonds with your kids. He recommends managing your child’s screen time and getting them involved in social activities and hobbies.

You can watch Mr. Withers interview below. If you would like more information about this topic or other mental health resources go to