Hillside Blog - Back-To-School

A student sits at her desk with her hands on each side of her face. She's taking a test, and she looks stressed and confused.

Managing Mental Health Issues While in School

By Gaan Akers, LPC, NCC / February 11, 2022

Every day, people of all ages are diagnosed with a mental health condition. Specifically, millions of children and teens deal with mental health disorders including anxiety,…

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How to Deal with the Stress and Anxiety of Going Back to School

By Gaan Akers, LPC, NCC / August 11, 2021

Summer break and summer vacations were exciting, and now it is time to get ready for the new school year. Many parents are asking what…

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Coping for Back to School

By Gaan Akers, LPC, NCC / July 20, 2020

Going back to school this year feels daunting. With so many rapidly changing factors, one thing seems to stay constant- the stress. During this crisis,…

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A woman is sitting at a desk, and she's holding her head in her hands and looking at her laptop with an anxious expression.

How to Work Through College Application Anxiety

By Gaan Akers, LPC, NCC / November 29, 2018

Do you have a child who excessively worries about the college application process, so much to the point where they lose sleep or experience headaches?…

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