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


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

Coping with Stress

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

Anxiety and Depression in Children

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:

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:

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 . . .

Online Resources:

At-Home Learning (6-12 Grade) At-Home Learning | PBS North Carolina (
Classroom Connection (Pre-K – 3rd Grade) Classroom Connection | PBS North Carolina (
PBS KIDS for Parents Parent Resources, Tips, and Advice PBS KIDS for Parents
PBS KIDS Games App PBS KIDS Games Mobile Downloads PBS KIDS
PBS KIDS Podcasts PBS KIDS Podcasts | PBS KIDS for Parents
PBS Learning Media (search for resources by age/grade level) PBS LearningMedia | Teaching Resources For Students And Teachers
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Rootle PBS KIDS Channel Watch PBS KIDS Live | PBS North Carolina (
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Teacher Time Teacher Time - YouTube

The Latest Coronavirus News & Resources

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:

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:

Speech pathology is an extremely important science that focuses on communication and swallowing issues in clients in all age groups. If you are the type of student that is seeking a career that can influence the quality of life for clients in need, this field could be one of many that can help you meet your career goals:


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: