For many youth, the transition back to normal activity may be challenging. Teens are trying to process an upcoming return to youth group, school, sports and other activities, all while the Delta variant rages and we attempt to decide how to safely interact socially. The Child Mind Institute addresses helping teens navigate returning to hectic routines, social stresses, reconnecting, depression and more in a new article, “Teenagers and Back to School Stress”, by Caroline Miller. While geared towards the return to school, these factors impact our return to church and youth groups as well. Read more here.