This current crisis has created some unique challenges for parents, especially those raising children who were already struggling with emotional or behavioral issues. Below are resources to help you navigate through some of these challenges.
Child Mind: Supporting Families During COVID-19
National Child Traumatic Stress Institute: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19
Mental Health America: Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources
Centers for Disease Control: Talking with Children about COVID-19
Understood: Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Tips
World Health Organization: Healthy Parenting Infographics
National Federation of Families: COVID-19 Resources for Parents, Families, and Youth
How to Balance Children’s Screen Time During the Pandemic
The COVID-19 Help Now line can link you to resources and provide emotional support.
The line is open 8am-8pm Mountain Time with call, text, and chat options.
986-867-1073 or https://ioem.idaho.gov/covidhelpnow/