During these unprecedented and unimaginable times, it’s important we rely on our individual and collective resources to support one another.  See below for a thoughtfully curated list of creative, mindful, and share-able resources to help cope with anxiety, distress, and uncertainty.  We invite you to check back periodically, as we update this list with new/emerging resources.

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Quaranteen Girls Group

Weekly therapy group  for girls ages 12-15 who may benefit from group/social support during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Stanford-based resource for managing a variety of emotions and difficulties.  Explore distinct modules each aimed at helping you feel better in some way.

 

  • From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network
    • Fantastic free/downloadable picture book with parent guide
  • From The Child Mind Institute
    • Kids worry more when kept in the dark; tips for talking!
  • From PBS.org
    • Includes resources for young children (e.g., Daniel Tiger episodes on washing hands, germs, etc.)
  • From The Meg Foundation
    • 3-minute YouTube video with Dos and Don’ts
  • Pepper & Soap Activity – For teaching the importance of hand washing at appropriate times (interpret/modify language as you see fit; consider using term “germs” instead of “virus”).
  • SchKIDules: Magnetic visual schedule system for children; enlist your child’s interests/motivation to help structure long days at home.

  • Storylineonline.net– A free literacy program where actors read to children (Read: Delightful distractions from anxious thoughts!)  This link will take you to a particularly imaginative book selection.  🙂