It’s that time again…with Knox County schools starting back next week, (Monday to be exact) the frenzy of back to school activities and assignments will surely start piling on. It is no question that being a student is stressful, but did you know that chronic stress can affect our health?

Parents, take a look at this blog post or click above to hear about school and stress from NPR news. The post discusses the different stresses experienced by students and how chronic stress can take a toll on our health.

Take an interest in your child’s schoolwork load this year and help them manage their stress in order to ensure a successful and enjoyable school year!