Back-to-school preparations are hectic for families over the next few weeks, but many overlook the most important area — is the student emotionally ready for the coming year? Our children’s services evaluate and treat a multitude of behavioral, emotional and substance abuse issues that can negatively affect school success.
All adolescents are nervous about the first day back especially if they are transitioning to a new school, to middle school or to high school. For some, these transitions cause more than traditional back-to-school nerves.
Becomes physically ill at the prospect of going to school
Has difficulty getting out of bed
Screams, yells and refuses to go