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Dealing with back-to-school stress and anxiety

Posted: 10:03 AM, Aug 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-27 10:03:20-04

NEW YORK — Getting back to into the swing of things for school could leave some kids anxious and their parents too.

Whether they're first-timers, going to a new school, or taking more competitive classes, school days can lead to a lot of stress for students and parents alike.

Throw in the schoolwork, homework, exams, and socializing — it can take a toll on them.

Dr. Jeff Gardere offers advice for children and parents on dealing with the stress and anxiety associated with the back-to-school season.