Vulnerable Kids Go Back to School: 6 Things Caregivers Can Do BEFORE the First Day

Vulnerable Kids Go Back to School: 6 Things Caregivers Can Do BEFORE the First Day

It’s mid July and for many families, that means (gulp) considering back-to-school preparations. While all kids can benefit from these recommendations, for those with histories of depression, anxiety, and/or attention problems, these steps can be critical to preventing a life threatening escalation of symptoms.

Thankfully, there’s still time to do a few things that will make life a whole lot easier once the first day arrives:

13 Dangerous Messages from "13 Reasons Why"

13 Dangerous Messages from "13 Reasons Why"

My professional opinion? In the media there’s sometimes a fine line between working to “end the stigma” and romanticizing mental illness, but the controversial teen series “13 Reasons Why” isn’t one that walks that line. It crossed it from the day the ads first appeared: 

 

Hannah Baker: “I’m about to tell you the story of my life – more specifically, why my life ended. And if you’re listening to this tape, you’re one of the reasons why.”