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.



If a program, school or other resource appears on this site, it is not a recommendation.  Conversely, if a program, school or resource is omitted, it does not mean it is not a good program. What is a fine program for one child/family, may not work for another child/family and the opposite is true as well.  

The information contained on this site is provided by parents, not professionals, and is meant as a starting point for parents with struggling children.  We recommend consulting therapists, psychiatrists, and other professionals to guide you in the placement of your child.