Keep your Child Safe at Holiday Time
From the PHS Counselors
The holidays can be a difficult time for some students. For those students who have suffered a significant loss, either recent or in the past, the holiday period can often trigger feelings of sadness, loneliness, and fear. We ask that you pay special attention to your child as the holidays approach especially if there has been any type of loss such as parental unemployment, death of a loved one, divorce, or a change in peer friendships and/or boyfriend/girlfriend relationships.
Sometimes just a little added attention and communication within the family is enough to off-set any serious health concerns. However, sometimes problems can be too large to be solved with just a little tender loving care (TLC). Below, please find the list of behaviors that might alert you to seek additional assistance, intervention, or counseling.
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