MN Department of Health Information for Schools and Child Care
Managing Anxiety & Worry
Managing the Stress of COVID-19 | Living through the threat of a public health emergency such as COVID-19 can be extremely stressful. While it is critical during this time to take care of your physical health, you also need to pay attention to your emotional health.
Health Powered Kids | A collection of activities to help young people make healthy eating, exercise and life choices
Change to Chill by Allina Health | Mindfulness & stress relief for Teens and students
Helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak | Children may respond to stress in different ways such as being more clingy, anxious, withdrawing, angry or agitated, bedwetting etc. Respond to your child’s reactions in a supportive way, listen to their concerns and give them extra love and attention.
Yoga Ed. | 3 Tools for You and Your Children & Teens to Manage Anxiety | Resources to develop the mind-body connection to enhance health, well-being, learning, and behavior. Through breathing, movement, and relaxation, students learn how to find safety in their bodies, navigate both uncomfortable and comfortable sensations, become aware of their internal state, and utilize mind-body resources to regulate their emotions and behavior.
How to Explain Coronavirus COVID-19 to a Child with Anxiety & ADHD | Coronavirus is scary for all of us. For children with comorbid anxiety disorder, school closures and health threats are downright paralyzing. Here are 11 expert tips for talking to your child about COVID-19, navigating the next few weeks at home together, and living with the constant hum of uncertainty in an ADHD household.