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Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 & Mental Health

Social Media Toolkit: COVID-19 & Mental Health
Updated Apr. 29, 2021
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Tips for Parents

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Parents: Sudden changes in routine, as well as being home all the time can be hard for children.

Signs of stress include:

  • Excessive worry or sadness
  • Unhealthy sleeping or eating habits
  • Difficulty with attention and concentration

Get tips for talking with your child about coronavirus: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/talking-with-children.html


Parents: Keep your children and relatives healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak: postpone in-person visits with grandparents and any other family & friends. Find creative ways for you and your children to connect with them- a phone call, video chat, or handwritten letters. Learn more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/children.html

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Is your child worried about #COVID19? Learn the facts so you can answer your children’s questions. Make sure to explain the simple things they can do, like washing their hands often. Learn more here: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/faq.html


#Parents: Keep your children & others healthy during the #COVID19 outbreak: postpone visits with grandparents & older family members. Find creative ways for you & your children to connect with them- a phone call, video chat, or letters. See more tips: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/children.html

Digital Resources

Man hugging his son.

Man hugging his son.

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a happy woman on a laptop with the text CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 (COVID-19), site URL, and CDC logo.

Stress

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Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. Find ways to reduce your stress to help yourself and the people you care about.

  • Learn the common signs of stress.
  • Make time to unwind and do activities you enjoy.
  • Talk with family and friends by phone, text, or email.
  • If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990.

Learn more about stress and coping during the COVID-19 outbreak: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

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Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like #COVID19. You may feel anxiousness, anger, sadness, or overwhelmed. If you or a loved one is feeling overwhelmed, get support 24/7 by calling or texting 1-800-985-5990. Learn more: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/daily-life-coping/managing-stress-anxiety.html

Digital Resources

Everyone reacts differently to stressful situations like COVID-19

Ways to reduce stress during COVID-19