Mental Health Resources
Social Emotional Family Resources
RESOURCES-BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS RESOURCES
- Crisis Mobile Intervention Services: Offers help from trained behavioral health clinicians for children in crisis.
- SEL4CT: COVID-19 SEL Supports.
- Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence: RULER Community Strategies for Managing Anxiety around COVID-19.
CORONAVIRUS NATIONAL RESOURCES- SUPPORTING EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America: Tips and resources for parents to take care of themselves and their families during an uncertain time.
- Centers for Disease Control: Helping kids cope during and after a disaster.
- Centers for Disease Control: Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019.
- Centers for Disease Control: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) information regarding spreading.
- Centers for Disease Control: Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) information regarding handwashing.
- Centers for Disease Control: Information for parents to reduce stress in themselves and their children.
- Centers for Disease Control: Age-based tips and resources for helping children cope with emergencies.
- Center for Disease Control: Caring for Children-tips to keep children healthy while school’s out.
- Child Mind Institute: Talking to kids about the Coronavirus.
- COVID-19 Parental Resources Kit: Ensuring Children and Young People's Social, Emotional, and Mental Well-being
CORONAVIRUS NATIONAL RESOURCES- SUPPORTING EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING cont.
- Children’s Institute: Resources on how to share information with young children as well as other useful topics to help children and their families navigate through the current situation.
- Child Mind Institute: For parents, prioritizing your own well-being benefits your whole family.
- Child Mind Institute: Dar prioridad a su propio bienestar beneficia a toda su familia.
- Child Mind Institute: Tips for nurturing and protecting children at home.
- Child Trend: Resources for supporting children’s emotional well-being during the COVID19 Pandemic.
- Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL): Webinar series called "Strategies for Being Your Best 'SELF;"
- Department of Health and Human Services: Taking care of your behavioral health: tips for social distancing, quarantine, and isolation during an infectious disease outbreak.
- Hanover Research: Self-regulation strategies.
- Kids Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to talk to your child. Printable article; also available in audio.
- Kids Health: Coronavirus (COVID-19): ¿Cómo hablar con su hijo sobre este virus?
- Mental Health Technology Transfer Center Network: Supportive practices for mental health professionals during pandemic-related social distancing.
- National Association of School Psychologists: Talking to children about covid-19: a parent resource.
- National Association of School Psychologists: Helping children cope with changes resulting from covid-19.
- National Child Traumatic Stress Network: Parent/Caregiver Guide to helping families cope with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), available in English, Spanish and Chinese.
- Open Circle: How to talk to kids about Coronavirus.
- PBS Kids: How to Talk to Your Kids about Coronavirus.
- SAMHSA: Coping with stress during an infectious disease outbreak. • SAMHSA: Talking with children: Tips for caregivers, parents, teachers during infectious disease outbreaks.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CRISIS RESOURCES
- Anxiety and Depression Association of America: General tips for communicating with an anxious/child or teen about coronavirus.
- SAMHSA Disaster Distress Helpline: Call 1-800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor. Offers 24/7, 365-day-a-year crisis counseling and support for people experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters.
- Shine: Help you take care of your mental health and anxiety, including meditation and other coping strategies.
RESOURCES FOR HELPING STUDENTS DEAL WITH GRIEF AND TRAUMA
- Ways to Care for Yourself after a Traumatic Event
- After a Traumatic Event: What Teens Can Do
- Advice to Partners and Friends of Survivors of Critical Incident Stress
- Additional local resources and support information
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