Additional Resources: COVID-19

Coronavirus Resources and Tips for Parents, Children, and Others
Prevent Child Abuse America provides a host of resources, tips, and suggestions that mental health providers can implement to encourage families to manage stress and anxiety and stay connected.

COVID-19 Crisis Puts Pressure On Farmers' Mental Health 
Side Effects Public Media address the mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on America's farmers as they face additional stress and financial instability. Mental health advocates worry about the effects the pandemic will have on farmers and their families, including the potential for increased suicides and post-traumatic stress disorder. 

COVID-19 is an Emerging, Rapidly Evolving Situation
This page provides links to a number of NIH and Federal Government resources for information on a variety of COVID-19 related issues including information on grants and funding, National Institute of Health (NIH) news releases, COVID-19 symptoms & testing, prevention, coping, and FAQs. It includes a link to subscribe to COVID-19 updates from NIH.

Health and Well-Being During COVID-19
The Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress has developed several fact sheets and other resources to support health and well-being of individuals and communities that are impacted by COVID-19. Resources include taking care of your family, a guide for better sleep for hospital workers, supporting patients during isolation, finding the right words to talk with children and teens, and more.

Mental Health and Psychosocial Support in Emergency Settings
Developed in 2007, this resource issues these Guidelines to enable humanitarian actors to plan, establish and coordinate a set of minimum multi-sectoral responses to protect and improve people’s mental health and psychosocial well-being in the midst of an emergency.

National Alliance on Mental Illness: COVID-19 Resource and Information Guide
The National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization, released a guide to answer frequently asked questions regarding the intersection between Coronavirus, or COVID-19, and people affected by mental illness, their caregivers, and loved ones.

OFA Publishes Guidance on the Implications of the COVID-19 Pandemic for the TANF Program
Summary of the Program Instruction issued on March 24, 2020, by HHS’ Office of Family Assistance where they identify strategies for states and tribes to respond to the needs of their families experiencing financial difficulties due to the COVID-19 emergency.

7 Ways to Support Kids and Teens through the Coronavirus
This information was developed by The Clay Center for Healthy Minds at Massachusetts General Hospital. It provides seven helpful tips for parents to use in supporting their kids and teens through the coronavirus pandemic.


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