Mental health resources to share with patients, families during COVID-19

We know living through a pandemic can compound existing mental health problems or introduce new ones for young patients. And for many providers, the COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a flurry of tough questions from patients and their families: How do I explain this to my children? How do I help my child understand why their birthday party is canceled? How do I maintain normalcy while my child is out of school and stuck at home?

If you’re also fielding these questions from worried caregivers, this compilation of resources from CHOC Children’s — with more to come — can help address these questions and more:

Information, strategies for children, teens with depression, anxiety

Tips for parents of teens

Stress-busting tips

Strategies for kids of all ages

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Self-care tips for parents

Find more information to share with patients and families about COVID-19 at choc.org/coronavirus.