With homework to complete, extra-curricular activities, maintaining friendships and more, school can be stressful for any child or teen. Right now, there’s a lot on the minds of caregivers and students as the 2021 school year begins. Amid more than a year of learning during a pandemic with at-home and in-class hybrid teaching and social distancing, student distress and anxiety continues to be on the rise.
Check out some back-to-school tips from NAMI Oklahoma on how you can help to create a nonjudgemental support system for yourself, your family and your child in a way that makes everyone feel included and heard. Visit namioklahoma.org/forparents to learn more.