Coping during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Many parents and children of all ages are having difficulty coping during the COVID-19 pandemic for countless reasons.  The Midtown Pediatrics physicians are available to help parents navigate these challenging times.  There are also many helpful online resources.  Please know that you are not alone.

Pandemic Parenting

Parenting during COVID

Parenting during COVID-19: A new frontier – American Pediatrics Society

How to talk to your child about COVID – Sick Kids

How to talk to your child about COVID – Canadian Pediatrics Society

COVID-19 Tips for parenting

Parenting in a Pandemic: Tips to Keep the Calm at Home – American Pediatrics Society

Working and Learning from Home During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Mental Health

Well-being and mental health resources

Coping with separation from family and friends during COVID-19

Helping children and teens cope with stressful public events

Is my child or adolescent feeling stressed about COVID-19?

How to help youth tackle the blues during COVID-19 and #physicaldistancing

Coping with your own fears and anxiety

Kids Help Phone

Tips and tricks to help adolescents cope during the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting youth with anxiety disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic

Staying social safely

Helping kids stay in touch while social distancing

Social media and screen time during a pandemic

How to help your child set healthy screen time limits

Substance use

COVID, youth, and substance use

COVID-19 and Cannabis: How to reduce your risk

Children with special health needs

Asthma and COVID

Type 1 diabetes and COVID-19

Supporting your child with a neurodevelopmental disorder through the COVID-19 crisis

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times

When your child has ADHD: Coping during a Pandemic

COVID Resources from Autism Speaks