Children's Resources

 

 

HELPING CHILDREN MANAGE STRESS & ANXIETY

-Parent/caregiver guide to help children cope emotionally with COVID-19 - AAETS

-Positive parenting during social distancing and isolation - End Violence Against Children

-Tips on how to quarantine with your family during COVID-19 - CSTS

-COVID-19 outbreak factsheet for families - NCTSN

-How to support children's resilience in a time of crisis - AAP

-Advice for parents of young children during epidemic - LSUHSC 

-Supporting older children and adolescents during COVID-19 - LSUHSC

-A comic for kids based on a radio story by NPR education reporter Cory Turner.  Children can print a zine -version and fold it like a comic book.

-A free COVIBOOK for families to help children under the age of 7 discuss emotions due to the current world situation.  Book is available in over 20 languages.

-Activities, games, videos and more from Sesame Street to help children learn coping and resiliency skills

-Support strategies to help individuals with Autism through uncertain times - AFIRM

- Rainbow Breathing video, a guided breathing exercise to help calm children.

- A video showing the brain & amygdala hand model to explain how thoughts and emotions fuel anxiety - EmpowerU

Reactive Strategies to Reboot an "emotional" brain to a "logical" brain - EmpowerU

 

 

 

KEEPING CHILDREN SAFE

-Free safety resources to keep children safe online - Lauren's Kids

-FAQs on how to recognize the signs of child abuse - Florida Dept. of Children and Families

-Fact sheet on how parents & caregivers can help prevent sexual violence and supporting survivors - NSCRV

- Understanding child trauma - SAMHSA

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES

-What's the difference between a psychologist, therapist and counselor - AAP

-When to seek help for your child - AACAP

-Signs of depression in children and adolescents - AACAP

-How to promote emotional growth and development in young children - ICDL

-Bay District School's Student Wellness site -Bay District Schools

-Mental health resources for teens and young adults - NAMI

- Help and support for eating disorders - ANAD

- Warning signs/FACTS sheet for  youth at risk of suicide - Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

-Hotlines as well as help & informational lines for teens, organized by subjects

-ADHD resources and more at Teenmentalhealth.org

-Tips to prevent substance abuse and support for managing recovery for parents & caregiver - Partnership to End Addiction

- Signs of teen drug use and more tips for parents - J. Flowers Health Institute

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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