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Managing Our Kids' Anxiety This School Year

October 14, 2021

While some children will do far better this school year because of the return to in-person learning, others are experiencing heightened anxiety.

Jason Minion, MD, a pediatric psychiatrist with Atlantic Medical Group, joined New Jersey Family in a video to share strategies parents can use to help their children.

Learn more about:

  • Recognizing signs of anxiety, like stomach aches and other feelings that may be amplified by anxiety
  • Checking in and encouraging your child to share their feelings
  • Listening to your child's worries and fears and letting them know they're not alone
  • Providing age-appropriate facts about the pandemic
  • What to do when kids aren't opening up about worries
  • Leading by example
  • Seeking help when needed

Watch the Video

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