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More youth are seeking counseling this summer — and that's a good thing, experts say

Local organizations see spike in demand for services

by Elena Kadvany

Sarah Pistorino saw a therapist through the end of her freshman year at Sacred Heart Preparatory School. Then summer came — and with it, the end of her academic stress and fatigue — so she pressed the pause button on her therapy. But when school started up again in the fall, she felt a decline in her mental health. She now continues therapy through the summer months.

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Elena Kadvany is a staff writer for the Palo Alto Weekly, The Almanac's sister paper.

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