Is my school safe? How to ease your child's anxiety in the school year

JHU experts offer advice to parents needing to deal with difficult issues

Parent and child sen from the back looking at a school building


With news of mass shootings and drills becoming more commonplace in schools, students may even wonder: Am I safe at school?

To help parents ease their children's anxiety, CEPAR—the Johns Hopkins Office of Critical Event Preparedness and Response—recently spoke with education, medical, and public health experts at the university to get practical advice.

Among the issues they discussed are how to talk to kids before and after a lockdown drill and knowing when to seek help for your child.

You can read the story in the October issue of Hopkins on Alert.

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