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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

https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

National Child Traumatic Stress Institute: Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID-19

https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/outbreak_factsheet_1.pdf

Mental Health America: Mental Health and COVID-19 – Information and Resources

https://mhanational.org/covid19

Centers for Disease Control: Talking with Children about COVID-19

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html

Understood: Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Tips

https://www.understood.org/en/school-learning/coronavirus-latest-updates

World Health Organization: Healthy Parenting Infographics

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/healthy-parenting

National Federation of Families: COVID-19 Resources for Parents, Families, and Youth

https://www.ffcmh.org/covid-19-resources-for-parents

How to Balance Children’s Screen Time During the Pandemic

https://teach.com/resources/tips-for-balancing-childrens-screen-time/

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/