Mental Health and COVID-19 Resources - Families

*New*  Through Niagara Parents, public health nurses continue to be happy
to virtually provide supports and reliable advice about pregnancy,
child or parental mental health concerns, growth and development,
general parenting questions (for children 0-18) and community

Connect with a public health nurse at Niagara Parents
Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.:
• Call @ 905-684-7555 or 1-888-505-6074 ext.7555
Live Chat
Facebook Messenger

COVID-19 Youth Mental Health Hub

School Mental Health Ontario

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) – Mental Health and the COVID-19 Pandemic

Canadian Psychological Association – Psychological Impacts of COVID-19

National Child Traumatic Stress Network – Helping Families Cope with COVID-19

Has COVID-19 Affected Your Mental Health

Covid-19 Toolkit


Talking to Kids About COVID-19

Child Mind Institute

Anxiety Canada

Pathstone Mental Health: How to Talk With Your Kids About Coronavirus

Talking to Teens and Tweens about Coronovirus

A Comic Explaining the New Coronavirus to Kids


Specialized Supports

Autism Canada – How to Explain COVID-19 to Your Child with ASD

Tourette Association of America – COVID-19 Resources for Tourette Syndrome

International OCD Foundation – COVID-19 and OCD Resource Page


Addressing Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety Canada – What to Do if You're Anxious or Worried about COVID-19

Dealing With Stress and Anxiety During a Pandemic


Fun Ways to Engage Kids and Build Connection

Random Acts of Kindness

Home Art Activities

TED Talks for Kids

The Globe and Mail’s Tips for Keeping Kids Occupied

Physical Activity for Children and Youth


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