COVID-19 Resources

Resources

 

Coping with Stress and Anxiety regarding COVID-19:

  1. Anxiety Canada: https://www.anxietycanada.com/articles/what-to-do-if-you-are-anxious-or-worried-about-coronavirus-covid-19/
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prepare/managing-stress-anxiety.html
  3. Here to Help BC: https://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/infosheet/covid-19-and-anxiety
  4. Psychology Today – How to stay emotionally healthy during the coronavirus outbreak
  5. World Health Organization – Mental health considerations developed by the Mental Health Department as support for mental and psychological well-being during COVID-19 outbreak
  6. Canadian Mental Health Association – Coronavirus: managing stress & anxiety
  7. Foundry BC – Tips for when the news stresses you out
  8. Mental health and self care tips: http://www.sfu.ca/olc/blog/my-ssp/mental-health-wellness-tips-quarantine?fbclid=IwAR3k_1ujfjlyh-XK7-3Zsg_7HB7py5Pf9vy8TKDPRJmXyGj0xdLtMsBvsyE

 

Helping your Child(ren) Cope with Stress and Anxiety regarding COVID-19

  1. How to talk to your child about COVID -19:
  2. ahaparenting.com/blog/talking-with-children-about-the-corona-virus
  3. https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/coronavirus-how-talk-child.html
  4. Worry in Disguise: what to watch for in your kids:
  5. com/8-ways-a-childs-anxiety-shows-up-as-something-else/
  6. How to De-stress with your kids: pbs.org/parents/thrive/how-you-and-your-kids-can-de-stress-during-coronavirus

 

Reliable Sources of Information:

  1. Up-to-date information from the Canadian government including a symptom self-assessment tool: https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/coronavirus-disease-covid-19.html
  2. World Health Organization – https://www.who.int/ Q&A on coronaviruses – https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-coronaviruses
  3. British Columbia Centre for Disease Control – http://www.bccdc.ca/about/news-stories/stories/2020/information-on-novel-coronavirus
  4. Vancouver Coastal Health – http://www.vch.ca/about-us/news/vancouver-coastal-health-statement-on-coronavirus
  5. Public Health Agency of Canada FAQ’s – https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/diseases/2019-novel-coronavirus-infection/frequently-asked-questions.html
  6. Government of Canada Travel Advisories – https://travel.gc.ca/travelling/advisories

 

Things to Do/ Fun Activities!

  1. Living Room Workouts (geared toward adults): com/going-out/coronavirus-8-free-quarantine-home-workouts-to-try-during-the-covid-19-outbreak-1.1585130479464
  2. Fun live cams showing cute animals: Vancouver Aquarium Live Cam, Zoo Livestreams, Tinykittens
  3. Free dance classes: Harbour Centre
  4. Free yoga classes
  5. Activities from home – A list of online resources (from self care to interesting live streams and games; from being productive to learning how to relax in these challenging times).