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Resources Available During COVID-19 Pandemic(click here/haz clic aqui)

HELPFUL RESOURCES:
 

PBS - 10 tips for talking with your children about COVID-19

https://www.pbs.org/newshour/health/10-tips-for-talking-about-covid-19-with-your-kids  

  

Helping Children cope with anxiety

https://childmind.org/article/what-to-do-and-not-do-when-children-are-anxious/  

 

 

Activities to build resilience in children, teens and adults

https://positivepsychology.com/resilience-activities-worksheets/

 

 

Books to help children and teens manage anxiety

https://www.weareteachers.com/books-for-kids-with-anxiety/  

 

 

5 minute Body Scan Meditation by Fablefy.  They have a wide variety of these body scan meditations on YouTube for different ages

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9A0S54yAgEg&t=6s  

 

 

Bodyscan mindfulness meditation for teens and adults (Fablefy)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X462QPGZQt4&t=217s 

 

 

Annaka Harris - Mindfulness for Children

https://annakaharris.com/mindfulness-for-children/  

 

 

Mindfulness for teens

 https://leftbrainbuddha.com/mindfulness-for-teens/

 

 

TIPS FOR PARENT SELF-CARE

 

 

Self-Care plan for parents 

http://socialwork.buffalo.edu/resources/self-care-starter-kit/developing-your-self-care-plan.html  

 

 

The family lockdown guide: how to emotionally prepare for coronavirus quarantine

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/mar/13/the-family-lockdown-guide-how-to-emotionally-prepare-for-coronavirus-quarantine  

 

 

Online/Phone Counseling Therapists in New York, NY - They accept a variety of insurances including Medicaid.  There is a filter so you can see if your insurance is accepted.

https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/online-counseling/ny/new-york?sid=5e736e0a0c8ba

 

 

Apps to help Parents cope with stress - also includes some for children as well.  

 

https://kfor.com/health/coronavirus/10-apps-to-help-you-deal-with-stress-and-anxiety-during-covid-19-outbreak/  

 

 

https://copingskillsforkids.com/blog/apps-to-help-kids-with-anxiety  

 

 

Mental Health Emergency Resources

 

 

Westchester County Community Mental Health

https://mentalhealth.westchestergov.com/  

 

 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-8255

 

 

St. Vincent’s Hospital- Mobile Crisis Team

(914) 925-5959

24/7 Telephone Coverage

Mobile Response Now Monday - Saturday