Posted by Dana Sparks (@danasparks) · Wed, Aug 6 at 11:28am EDT
BACK-TO-SCHOOL: Anxiety Going to a New School
It's back-to-school time and while some children might look forward to returning to the classroom with friends, others can feel anxious. A little anxiety is normal, but sometimes worries might get out of control. That can be especially true for kids who are starting a new school. Mayo Clinic Children's Center psychiatrist Stephen Whiteside, Ph.D. has some tips on how to help your kids manage back-to-school stress and when you should seek professional help. [TRT 1:40]
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