The old saying, “caught between a rock and a hard place,” could never be more apropos than now as parents try to prepare themselves and their children for the 2020/2021 School Year. “As if parents don’t have enough to think about regarding their child’s safety and health, the anxiety, guilt, worry and frustration is dramatically increasing as they try to cope with COVID-19 and making decisions on behalf of their children in such uncertain times,” said Karla Willis, Mental Health Counselor.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), children learn best when they are in school. However, before returning to school, careful steps must be in place to keep students and staff safe.
According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, more than 1.5 billion people around the world have chronic pain. It is the most common cause of long-term disability in the United States affecting about 100 million Americans