back to school

All children are likely to have had mental health challenges due to the pandemic, but they may be particularly heightened among children with special needs, say UCLA Health experts.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 16, 2021

Doctors advise coaches to be wise as schools restart their athletic programs

By Chayil Champion • March 4, 2021

The reopening of schools will provide the necessary food variety and routine some children have lacked over the past year, UCLA Health experts say.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 1, 2021

‘We need to help kids think about why things are different now and what precautions schools are taking,’ says psychologist Melissa Brymer

By Sandy Cohen • February 25, 2021

Districts must have approved safety plans, but it also will take vigilance on the part of families

By Sandy Cohen • February 22, 2021

As some California schools prepare to resume in-person instruction, parents and teachers have a new round of safety concerns to consider.

By Sandy Cohen • September 14, 2020

Kids may be missing out on traditional back-to-school benefits, but there are other opportunities for growth

By Marrecca Fiore • August 3, 2020

Some children depend on hot meal programs at school. Our nutrition experts share advice for healthy options.

By Jane Murcia • July 31, 2020

How should teens deal with anxiety, frustration and fear for the future?

By uclahealth • July 31, 2020

One tool for success is structure, but also a willingness to adjust as needed.

By uclahealth • July 31, 2020