Resources for Talking About the Coronavirus and Helping Children and Teens Cope

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus from the Child Mind Institute

Helping Children and Teens Cope with Anxiety About COVID-19 from Seattle's Children's

How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus from PBS KIDS

How You and Your Kids Can De-Stress During CoronaVirus from PBS KIDS

COVID-19, School Cancellation, and Trauma from STARR Commonwealth

Understanding Coronavirus and How Germs Spread from BrainsOn! science podcast for kids

Just For Kids: A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus from NPR

Helping Children Cope with Emergencies from the CDC

The following is an important message from the Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board:

Due to the COVID-19 virus crisis the Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Counseling Centers are no longer accepting walk in appointments. Effective immediately individuals needing to schedule an appointment for services must call 1-804-693-5057 for an appointment in the Middle Peninsula area or 1-804-333-3671 in the Northern Neck area. Additional information and instructions will be available at these numbers. For all emergencies please continue to call COPE at 804-758-2673 or 1-800-542-2673.

We sincerely apologize for this inconvenience.

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May is Children’s Mental Health Awareness Month and Thursday, May 7, 2020, is National Children’s Mental Health Day. For more information, see the links below:

https://vacsb.org/may-is-mental-health-awareness-month-may-7th-is-childrens-mental-health-awareness-day/

http://dbhds.virginia.gov/developmental-services/children-and-families/childrens-mental-health-awareness-month

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