Help Teens Prepare Emotionally for the New School Year

Back-to-school season can be a stress trigger for teens.

Bonnie Jean Feldkamp
3 min readAug 8, 2019

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I had to hound my daughter to take a shower or simply change her clothes. I thought she was acting lazy. But when her therapist admitted her to the hospital for suicide risk, I learned that personal hygiene had been too much to ask. All of her energy went into facing the day.

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Bonnie Jean Feldkamp

Bonnie is an award-winning syndicated columnist and opinion editor for The Louisville Courier Journal @WriterBonnie