Mental Health Monday: Getting kids outside for summer break

Reporter: Lindsey Sablan Writer: Joey Pellegrino
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Summer vacation is a good opportunity to let our kids reset emotionally, physically and mentally, but be careful with how much time they spend indoors.

Studies show children between 5 and 6 years old spend 82% of their waking hours inside during the school year, but doctors agree kids should be outside for at least an hour a day.

Dr. Jason Sabo, the site supervisor at Lee Health’s Pediatric Behavioral Health practice, joined WINK News anchors Lindsey Sablan and Corey Lazar to discuss the issue for Mental Health Monday.

Watch the full interview above.

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