Mental and Physical Health

Click here for COVID-19 Guide to Mental Health Resources for Children, Teens & Young Adults


NASP: Helping Children Cope With Changes Resulting From COVID-19 (guidelines in English, Spanish, Chinese, Amharic, Korean, French, and Vietnamese)

Health and wellness apps offer free services to help those coping with coronavirus

Stress and Coping:

Caring for Children in a Disaster:

Resources for the Public

  • If you need help, please text SHARE to 741741 to reach a crisis counselor with Crisis Text Line. You can also call The Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255 to be connected to free and confidential support and crisis resources for you or your loved ones.

  • Check out the Quarantine Family Toolkit by Kristin Ramsey, ATR-BC, LPC, which offers suggestions and resources on how to talk with children about COVID-19, a sample daily schedule for working/learning at home, online apps, podcasts and other resources for daily activities, mindfulness activities and short guided muscle relaxation script, as well as many art activities instructions and examples.

  • Resources for addressing COVID-19 — The National Council for Behavioral Health offers resources to help manage coronavirus-related anxiety and to communicate with your kids about this crisis among other topics. Behavioral health care workers will also find resources including telehealth best-practices and implications for certain vulnerable client groups.