Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus

 

 

Some key points from https://childmind.org/article/talking-to-kids-about-the-coronavirus/:

  • Don’t be afraid to talk about it
  • Be developmentally appropriate
  • Take your cue from the child
  • Deal with your own anxiety
  • Be reassuring
  • Focus on what you’re doing to stay safe
  • Stick to routine
  • Keep talking

Supporting kids during the coronavirus
https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

Answering your young child’s questions about coronavirus
https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3265-answering-your-young-child-s-questions-about-coronavirus

CDC – Managing anxiety and stress
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html


Videos and Articles for Kids

Podcasts

Meditation

School related

 

Mental Health and COVID-19 Resources

  1. Talking to Kids about the Coronavirus
  2. Mental Health Resources
  3. Online Recovery Meetings
  4. Resources for Arts & Entertainment
  5. Educational Resources
  6. Resources for Health & Wellness
  7. Faith Based Resources
  8. Building Resilience Now and Beyond COVID-19