Mental Health Strategies During COVID-19

Dealing with COVID-19, self-isolation, working from home, and classes being cancelled, can heighten stress and anxiety for everyone.

Here are some resources to help you cope:

Text4Hope
Through a set of daily messages, people receive advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy personal coping skills and resiliency.

Active Coping Calendar
Downloadable calendar with daily coping activities from Action for Happiness

COVID-19 and Your Mental Health
Helpful Tips from Alberta Health Services

Building Developmental Relationships During the COVID-19 Crisis
A checklist for building relationships with the youth in our life that will help them cope during this time.

Social-Emotional Learning Resources during COVID-19 for Parents and Teachers
Podcasts, videos, articles and links full of information and activities you can do to promote social-emotional learning.

COVID-19 resources: Self-care, working from home, and tips for parents
Many resources for parents and families to help cope with working from home, self-isolation, and changes due to the pandemic shared by the Red Cross.

Coping with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak
COVID-19 Parenting: Keep Calm and Manage Stress
Helping children cope with stress during the 2019-nCoV outbreak
Helpful Tips from the World Health Organization

Working from Home
Tips from the Canadian Psychological Association

Supporting Children and Young People with Worries About COVID-19
Resources and strategies from Oxford University

Physical Activity at Home During the COVID-19 Pandemic
A guide from Be Fit for Life

ParticipACTION
Search family in the app for creative ideas to get moving. 

Dance PL3Y
There are 16 free videos to get everyone dancing! 

BOKS: Building our Kids Success
Access home workouts and fun interactive games 

Ever Active Schools
Great information and free downloadable resources

Mindful Schools

Co-Parenting and COVID-19
This document created by Legal Aid Alberta provides guidelines for parents, and answers some frequently asked questions.

Trauma Informed Parenting During our "Staycation"
Tips for keeping families rooted in safety and growing in connection during the COVID-19 quarantine.