Resources and Information about Taking Care of YOU, Supporting Families’ and Young Children’s Emotional Well-being and Resilience During COVID-19


Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care:

Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care • ZERO TO THREE

Self-care is not selfish or indulgent—it’s how we keep ourselves well to ensure we are physically, emotionally, and mentally capable of being there for our young children.
Managing Anxiety & Stress:

Supporting Families (both Expecting and with Young Children)

Prenatal and Infancy

March of Dimes Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19): What You Need to Know about its Impact on Moms and Babies:

CDC Pregnancy & Breastfeeding:

Early Childhood and School Age

Social Emotional Learning Resources During COVID-19:

Center for the Developing Child: Stress, Resilience, and the Role of Science in Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic:

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

PBS Kids - How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus: and Tips for Talking About COVID-19 with Your Kids:

10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids | PBS NewsHour

If you are a parent or caregiver and feeling unsure about what to share, how much to say, and ways to navigate COVID-19when so much is uncertain, you’re not alone.

Parent Resources, Tips, and Advice | PBS KIDS for Parents

Explore parent resources to help you raise kind, curious and resilient children. Find parenting tips, hands-on activities, games, and apps featuring your . . .

Save the Children - 7 Simple Tips on How to Talk to Kids about the Coronavirus:

Supporting Families During COVID-19:

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19):

Child Care Aware of America - Stay Up-To-Date on the Latest Coronavirus News & Resources: for Parents:

The Latest Coronavirus News & Resources

Child Care Aware® of America is gathering resources to ensure the safety of all individuals during this COVID-19 outbreak.

UNICEF: How teenagers can protect their mental health during coronavirus (COVID-19):

Zero to Three Tips for Families during the Coronavirus:

National Association for the Education of Young Children COVID-19 Resources :


National Disaster Distress Helpline: 1-800-985-5990 or text 'TalkWithUs' to 66746

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255, Press 1 for Vets/Military

Crisis Text Line: text ‘help’ to 741-741

North Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence: 919-956-9124 or visit

National Domestic Violence Hotline: 1-800-799-7233.

NC COVID-19 Information: Dial 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162. Sign up for updates by texting COVIDNC to 898211

For the Most Up-to-Date Information

NC DHHS Coronavirus updates:

The United States (U.S.) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides up-to-date information about prevention, symptoms, testing, and the current situation. Follow CDC recommendations:

The American Academy of Pediatrics ( and are providing critical updates on COVID-19 for families and clinicians.

The World Health Organization (WHO) is providing "rolling updates" of COVID-19 guidance and recommendations:

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center:

Helping Children with Cerebral Palsy: