Back to school anxiety

[KMSP Fox 9, September 4, 2018] A new school year means new worries for students — and some are already struggling to cope with the stress. It’s normal for students to feel nervous about starting school, but if your child is unable to get into a routine and overcome that anxiety, it could become a major health problem.

That’s why doctors say it’s important for parents to keep an eye out for certain symptoms. Allina Health child and teen psychiatrist Dr. Mary Beth Lardizabal talked with Fox 9 News about what to look out for.

Allina Health child and teen psychologist Dr. Brian Kovach also discussed the same topic with KARE 11 News. And Allina Health psychiatrist Dr. Michael O’Sullivan joined KARE 11 for a Facebook Live interview on back to school anxiety.

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