Parent child money conversation

Parent are taking a significant amount time off work to support their children's mental health or academic needs, according to a new survey — a development that has the potential to leave lingering economic effects.

The survey, titled "Mental Health in the Classroom: The Impact on Kids, Teachers and Working Parents" and released by behavioral health software and solutions provider RethinkFirst, offers parental insights into social, emotional, and academic stressors that impacted their children in grades K-12 during the 2022-23 school year.

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