COVID-19 Resources

MassAIMH has collected several resources that mental health professionals may find helpful during this challenging time.

Resources for Providers

Telehealth Service in Infant Mental Health Home Visiting (MI AIMH)

NN COVID-19 Stress, Distress & Trauma Series (Neurosequential Network)

Dr. Barbara Stroud has provided this informational video for parents in order to support caregivers in managing the emotional responses and developmental needs of their children during this crisis. Dr. Stroud provides parents with information and skills to support their children’s emotional health, mental well being, and build necessary skills of resilience.

 
 

Resources for Talking with Young Children

Cover of I am a Virus and my name is Coronavirus
I am a Virus and my name is Coronavirus
Cover of Hola! Soy un Virus y me llamo Coronavirus
Hola! Soy un Virus y me llamo Coronavirus

The Coronavirus Scares Me booklet for kids

COVID-19 Time Capsule

Talking with children about Coronavirus Disease 2019: Messages for parents, school staff, and others working with children (CDC)

10 tips for talking about COVID-19 with your kids (PBS)

Helping Children with Big Feelings during COVID-19

What I’m telling my kids about Covid-19 (CNN)

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (NASP)

Stress, Resilience, and the Role of Science:Responding to the Coronavirus Pandemic (Center on the Developing Child, Harvard)

How can parents talk to children about COVID-19 and its impact?

Talking To Your Kids About Coronavirus (WBUR)

What to Tell Your Children About COVID 19 (Supporting Caregivers blog)

Cooped up Together: “Getting to Know You” (Supporting Caregivers blog)  

Talking to Children About COVID-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource (NASP)

Supporting Families During COVID-19 (Child Mind Institute)

PBS Kids

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Click here for a list of Resources and Activities for Families to do at Home

Self-Care Resources

Cover of What About You? Workbook for Those Who Work with Others
What About You? A Workbook for Those Who Work with Others
First page of Managing Fears and Anxiety around COVID-19
Managing Fears and Anxiety around COVID-19
First page of Easing Anxiety During Challenging Times
Easing Anxiety During Challenging Times
Screenshot of Coronavirus Blog Post
Love in the time of Coronavirus
Screenshot of Helping Children Cope article and video
Helping Children Cope with Coronavirus and Uncertainty
Screenshot of Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe
Keeping Your Distance to Stay Safe

Other Resources:

Wondering About Social Distancing? (New York Times)

8 Ways to Relieve Coronavirus-Induced Anxiety, According to Psychologists (Prevention)

Rapid Response Resources: COVID-19 (PIE Network)

Coronavirus: Latest Updates and Tips (Understood.org)

Mental Health and Psychosocial Considerations During COVID-19 Outbreak (WHO)

Briefing Note about MHPSS aspects of COVID-19 (IASC)

Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak (WHO)

Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak (WHO)

Social Stigma associated with COVID-19 (WHO)

COVID-19: How to Address Social Stigma (WHO)

Social Media Cards to Share (WHO)

COVID-19 Support (U Colorado)

Coronavirus Resources & Tips for Parents, Children & Others (Prevent Child Abuse)

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