Online Resources for Families Coping with Anxiety During Covid
Below are some useful articles and resources for parents and teenagers and young adults to cope with the added anxiety of living during this pandemic.
CRISIS TEXTLINE FOR TEENS/YOUNG ADULTS
Tips for Helping your Teen or Young Adult during Covid-19
--Encourage your teen/young adult to keep in regular contact with his mental health providers via telephone or online appointments.
--Make sure prescriptions are filled and up to date.
--Minimize access to "news" for it can be very stressful. Consider a "news fast".
--Keep routines going: get dressed everyday, exercise.
--Engage in family activities: eat at least one meal a day together; play board games or puzzles watch movies and tv as a family; go on walks with each other.