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New Haven, CT: Increase in "school avoidance" linked to "mental health issues"

April 14, 2018, WTNH—TV, New Haven, CT: Dealing with school anxiety / refusal http://www.wtnh.com/on-air/good-morning-ct-weekend/dealing-with-school-anxiety-refusal/1121651938 It may be back to school this week for some children after their spring break which could cause some problems in your home. Licensed Psychologist Dr. Ryan Loss came to Good Morning Connecticut on Saturday morning to talk about school anxiety and refusal behaviors. Loss said avoidance behaviors have been increasing significantly over the past three to five years. He said some of the possible causes of school avoidance could be anxiety related social issues, academics or even separation anxiety. … Loss said some other issues could include significant mental health issues and could have anxiety related to many different life issues that prevents them from leaving the home. …