Norfolk Council of PTAs hosts online mental health event for parents

Posted at 7:07 AM, Jul 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-20 18:20:24-04

NORFOLK, Va. – The Norfolk Council of PTAs is hosting a virtual mental health event to help parents cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tonight at 6pm, psychologist Dr. Barbara Shabazz will share mental health strategies to help families deal with the lingering impact of COVID-19.

Parents can join the discussion on Zoom at this link.

“Parents are balancing childcare and work and kids being out of school, sometimes they can feel overwhelmed and frustrated,” said Cherise Newsome, president of the Norfolk Council of PTAs. “Dr. Shabazz is going to give us some strategies on how to identify those feelings and emotions, how to cope with them and how to channel our energies in positive ways.”