For many, the last time they saw the inside of a classroom was March. As we are fast approaching August, that is very nearly six months since schools first began shutting down. But with new cases once again on the rise and a resurgence putting vulnerable populations at risk, what does that mean for schools?
Palm Beach County schools will remain closed as students switch to online classes, leaving parents scrambling to fulfill their new roles as teacher, principal and parent. My advice? Don’t.
With quarantine can come a myriad of mental health concerns including anxiety, depression and ‘cabin fever’. While avoiding a physical illness many of us are risking an equally harmful mental health problem. Knowing how to recognize the signs and help combat the symptoms is key to dealing with cases of ‘cabin fever’.