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For Some Kids, Summer Schedule Can Be A Struggle

School's out! Good news, right?

For some families, the loose structure of summer days can be a big adjustment . Especially for families with kids who struggle with mental health issues.  Farlie Chastain is a counselor at Parkridge Valley, which serves children and adolescents, as well as adults, with mental health issues. He says that the structure of school may be gone in the summer, but parents can put their own in place.  Listen to the story here.

Mary Helen Miller was a producer for Around and About from 2012 to 2013. She now works at the Chattanooga Times-Free Press.