Episode 279 : Scott Hadland On Advocating For Adolescents

Featured Guest: Scott Hadland

  • Apr 12, 2022

“We have to be the voice for kids and teens. That’s very much part of our job”

Dr. Scott Hadland is a Pediatrician and Chief of the Division of Adolescent & Young Adult Medicine at Mass General Hospital for Children / Harvard Medical School. He joins us to help increase understanding about what a specialist in Adolescent Medicine does, the alarming legislation pointed at adolescents in Florida and Texas, as well as how and why he rejects the notion that physicians should not be advocates.

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Data on LGBTQ youth and suicide from the Trevor Project:


Data highlighting declining rates of substance use to a historic low (or as phrased in this paper, highest rates ever recorded of substance non-use):


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