BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Bay District Schools students will soon be coming home with books to help them work through the psychological effects of a storm like Hurricane Michael.
This image shows the book "After the Storm." (WJHG)
"After the Storm" is a book created by Scott Sevin and Dr. Anette La Greca back in 2004 after they realized there was a need for something to help children with their mental health after a hurricane.
The book includes information on hurricanes and stress and activities for parents and children to work on together.
The books were purchased by the District because they were looking for something to help the kids during the summer while they aren't attending school.
Students from first to fifth grade will be receiving the books.
Scott Sevin, President of 7-Dippity, said, "We noticed there was a gap in helping families work with their children and answering basic questions like how can I help my child, how do I know if my child needs, has different issues with stress or types of mental health issues and where can I go for my assistance and answering questions so we created this book as sort of an answer to that."
Sevin said the original research from the book came from research done after Hurricane Andrew.
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