Emotional and behavioral supports
The outbreak of COVID-19 may be stressful and evoke a wide-range of emotions and behaviors of individuals. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children.
School supports available during this time:
- School counselor
- School nurse
- School psychologist
- School social worker
- School-based mental health therapist
- U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
- Mental Health support and COVID-19 from the The National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Parent/guardian resources for talking with children
Recognizing the important roles of parents and caregivers in supporting the ability of children to cope during the outbreak of COVID-19: developmentally appropriate guidance for children and teens.