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Source: CBS

Dr. Sturgis' Breakdown on 'Young Sheldon' Ushers in an Important Conversation About Mental Health


As Young Sheldon fans will recall, the Season 2 finale ended on an unfortunate note for the titular boy genius’ mentor, Dr. John Sturgis, indicating that the precocious 10-year-old would soon come face-to-face with his worst enemy: a change in routine.

But before hearing the truth about the college physics professor, Sheldon and his mom Mary learned an important lesson in the power of communication.

What happened to Dr. Sturgis on Young Sheldon?

Dr. Sturgis was admitted to a psychiatric hospital after suffering a breakdown triggered by the annual announcement of the Nobel Prize winners in Physics. The teacher became depressed after realizing that his work will never be recognized with such an award.