The COVID-19 Pandemic has had an emotional impact on numerous individuals in our community, with children and youth being significantly impacted. Many are trying to cope with the stress of the global health crisis, compounded by school changes, social restrictions, and families struggling economically. Children are observing and listening, trying to understand, adjust and cope in this confusing and challenging environment. To help parents, caregivers, teachers, and youth process this emotional turmoil, Frontier Health has created the following resources to help out during these difficult times.
A GUIDE TO HELPING YOUR YOUTH WITH STRESS DUE TO COVID 19
In this video you will learn how COVID-19 has impacted mental health in young children and their parents. You will learn ways to reduce your stress and identify signs of stress in your children.
A GUIDE TO HELPING YOUR HIGH SCHOOLER WITH STRESS DUE TO COVID 19
In this video you will learn how COVID-19 has impacted mental health in kids in high school and their parents. You will learn ways to reduce your stress and identify signs of stress in your children.
OTHER AVAILABLE RESOURCES
Frontier Health COVID Virtual Counseling Service 833-4FH-COVID (434-2684), 7 days a week from 12 p.m.-10 p.m.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-TALK or 877-928-9062
Crisis Text Line: Text TN to 741741 to talk with a Volunteer Crisis Counselor
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network: www.nctsn.org
The American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry: www.aacap.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): www.cdc.gov
All Kids Network: Free coloring pages and activity sheets: www.allkindsnetwork.com
myStrength: Personal support for your emotional health and well being: www.mystrength.com
CALMHARM: Activities and coping skills for when feeling overwhelmed
MindShift: Shift your mood or anxiety through mindful actions
Dayllo: Track emotions from day to day to notice patterns and influences
Sleep Sounds: Soothing sounds for sleep or relaxation
Stop, Breathe, Think: Check in with your mental and physical well-being paired with calming activities
Ninja Focus: For kids 3 and up with ways to learn and practice mindfulness and yoga for calming