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

Self-care

Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care: https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3262-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
http://www.zerotothree.org

Coping with Stress https://www.cdc.gov/mentalhealth/stress-coping/cope-with-stress/

It is natural to feel stress, anxiety, grief, and worry during the COVID-19 pandemic…

Anxiety and Depression in Children https://www.cdc.gov/childrensmentalhealth/depression.html

When a child does not outgrow the fears and worries that are typical in young children, or when there are so many fears and worries that they interfere with school, home, or play activities, the child may be diagnosed with anxiety…

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: https://www.marchofdimes.org/complications/coronavirus-disease-covid-19-what-you-need-to-know.aspx

CDC Pregnancy & Breastfeeding: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/pregnancy-breastfeeding.html?CDC_AA_refVal=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.cdc.gov%2Fcoronavirus%2F2019-ncov%2Fspecific-groups%2Fpregnancy-faq.html

Early Childhood and School Age

Social Emotional Learning Resources During COVID-19: https://casel.org/covid-resources/

Center for the Developing Child: Stress, Resilience, and the Role of Science in Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic: https://developingchild.harvard.edu/stress-resilience-and-the-role-of-science-responding-to-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Resources for Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-being during the COVID-19 Pandemic: https://www.childtrends.org/publications/resources-for-supporting-childrens-emotional-well-being-during-the-covid-19-pandemic

PBS Kids - How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus: https://www.pbs.org/parents and Tips for Talking About COVID-19 with Your Kids: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/10-tips-for-talking-about-covid-19-with-your-kids

Parent Resources, Tips, and Advice | PBS KIDS for Parents
http://www.pbs.org

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

Supporting Families During COVID-19: https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Child Care Aware of America - Stay Up-To-Date on the Latest Coronavirus News & Resources: for Parents: https://info.childcareaware.org/coronavirus-updates#parents

The Latest Coronavirus News & Resources

http://info.childcareaware.org

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): https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-teenagers-can-protect-their-mental-health-during-coronavirus-covid-19

Zero to Three Tips for Families during the Coronavirus: https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3210-tips-for-families-coronavirus

National Association for the Education of Young Children COVID-19 Resources : https://www.naeyc.org/resources/topics/covid-19

Helplines

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 https://nccadv.org/contact

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: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina

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:
https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

The American Academy of Pediatrics (https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/) and http://HealthyChildren.org 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: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/events-as-they-happen

Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center: https://ectacenter.org/topics/disaster/coronavirus.asp

Helping Children with Cerebral Palsy: https://www.cerebralpalsyguide.com