A counselor works with the Geneva Co. School District in helping parents and children deal with the emotional effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Hartford, Ala. (WDHN)—As the new school year approaches, a mental health counselor says she’s seen an uptick in anxiety suffered by children and their parents.

With video of COVID-19 testing information in broadcast, digital, and social media, some parents say they fear their children catching the highly contagious virus.

Teresa Holmes of Hope Counseling Services works with the Geneva County and several other school districts.

She describes some of the mental health issues she’s seeing in young people.

If your child is showing anxiety due to COVID-19 and the new school year,

Teresa Holmes can be reached at 334-794-2113.

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