How We're Keeping You Safe | What Patients & Families Need to Know
School refusal, school avoidance or school phobia are terms used to describe the signs of anxiety a school-aged child has and their refusal to go to school.
Research and experience teaches us that children and teens avoid school for four main reasons:
We recommend that families follow these ideas to help children cope with school avoidance.
Last Updated 11/2019
Our experts help young people and their families manage mental illness so they can live full, balanced lives.
For more information or to request an appointment, contact Behavioral Medicine and Clinical Psychology.
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