The road ahead can be a little scary when a child walks into their first day of school. But as the weeks go on, if a child is afraid of going to school, crying when separated from a caregiver or having nightmares, they might suffer from anxiety.
We know times like these are difficult, especially for children. School is an enormous part of your kids' lives. It's a place where they learn, grow, and mature. When an unthinkable tragedy like Uvalde happens, Arkansas Children's wants you prepared with resources to meet your children's needs right where they are.
Dr. Karen Farst, child abuse pediatrician, offers insight on how to address consent with children and teens.
Arkansas Children's offers some age-appropriate tips for discussing suicide with children and teens.
Dr. Karen Farst shares resources to help parents on how to protect children from child abuse or neglect.