Psychologists Give Strategies for Overcoming Quarantine Fatigue

This article suggests getting back to basics, like; eating healthy, being active, and getting enough sleep. Also, knowing that this is the way it’s going to be for a while and focusing on what you do have, instead of what you’ve had to give up, is important. https://www-inverse-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.inverse.com/mind-body/how-to-overcome-quarantine-fatigue/amp?fbclid=IwAR1zLh2vJyeRNDlnMeQzLXY1gY_xtBR4F7113XVi0iWdOBgXWmlvud-9eBE

Sacramento Native Helps Parents Explain Coronavirus Through Children’s Book

This book helps explain Covid-19 and issues like hoarding, empathy, misinformation, and coping with big emotions to children. And it’s a bonus that all profits go to support children’s nonprofits! https://www.abc10.com/article/news/local/sacramento/childrens-book-coronavirus/103-0ea91b04-0d5d-463b-8222-4c1ff89015a2?fbclid=IwAR2xaNwo3dteiHBI2XYTBMY5_1HuRiQWJZfiIvmlUOF2mSrBmwAh-2cCXcc

Parenting Tips for Helping Kids Deal with Coronavirus Anxiety

As we further settle into our new normal, this article provides great tips for taking care of yourself, how to talk to kids of various ages about Covid-19, and how to reduce kids’ anxiety. https://www.unicefusa.org/stories/coronavirus-anxiety-parenting-tips-help-children/37267?fbclid=IwAR3Dyjg-sYvSWQhS7veG24IHHZZ-ZFujWzrRHYsTk4THD8dFPJ8e6g9na2Y

Coping in Hard Times: Fact Sheet for Youth High School and College Age

This fact sheets “helps high school and college students understand how economic difficulties may affect them and provides suggestions on how they can cope during these uncertain times. https://www.nctsn.org/sites/default/files/resources/fact-sheet/coping_in_hard_times_youth.pdf?fbclid=IwAR0dmEjk6YV8BgWIybHgEz8eDz0UVhHbfpt-ja2nOdLt-vtQusOvgb50tfo

5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

As we continue to focus on supporting quarantined teens today, here’s some information that can be useful in helping them to manage the anxiety they (and each of us) are feeling. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/well/family/coronavirus-teenagers-anxiety.html?fbclid=IwAR3cej7ccRGAJ8ogXMvLJPYVz9N-0NYbpApx44NY0m5Vl3mMqhiaS47iaFE

Quaranteenagers: Strategies for Parenting in Close Quarters

Empathizing with their feelings, making space for relief, allowing time for connecting socially through digital media, be considerate of requests for alone time, and engaging their help in problem-solving family needs can go a long way in helping teens during the shelter in place. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/19/well/family/coronavirus-covid-teenagers-teens-parents-kids-family-advice.html?fbclid=IwAR3nxAfdVGJQcaGRzqL2qGrszct2eLR1DuzyiarLVm8hL0FELrZ6ZAnWD2s

The Impact of Covid-19 on High School Students

Today, our focus is on helping teens during the shelter in place. This article can help us all to be more aware and understanding of what teens are experiencing during this time. It also provides some helpful suggestions. https://www.childandadolescent.org/the-impact-of-covid-19-on-high-school-students/?fbclid=IwAR0badIogJJAaXIsP3B-nbCRCz0EDB_fL9gNgCfdvl-klR-QYaV5rkqjjvs