COVID-19 Parent Resources

Please check back here as we add resources to help during this time

Parenting, Coping & Child Anxiety due to COVID-19

Child Mind Institute - Coping during COVID-19

Focus on the Family - Family Time During the Coronavirus Quarantine

CAMH - Mental Health and COVID-19

AXIS - AXIS offers Coming Together during COVID-19 with 34 tips on making the most of the current situation, an Anxiety Conversation Kit to help children with anxiousness at this time, and a Parent's Guide to Family Nights to keep your bonds strong.

Coronavirus: A Book for Children - How to talk with your children about the current pandemic. Download this free book.

General Information

Child Mind Institute

Kids Health

Teen Health

Crisis Support

Calgary Connecteen - 403-264-TEEN (text: 587-333-2724)

Kids Help Phone - 1-800-668-6868 (text: CONNECT to 686868)

Mental Health Help Line - 1-877-303-2642

Anger Management

Child Video - Why Do We Lose Control of Our Emotions?

Kids Health - Taking Charge of Anger

Child Mind - Is My Child's Anger Normal?

Anxiety

Anxiety Canada

Anxiety Canada - Children and Anxiety

Anxiety Canada - Youth and Anxiety

WellCast Video - Automatic Thoughts

Apps for Mental Health

Alberta Health Services App Directory*

*Several of the apps presented in the AHS directory have child/youth versions

  • Anxiety: Page 20-23

  • Sleep: Page 40-41

  • Stress: Page 36-38

Depression

CMHA - Children/Youth and Depression

Kids Health - Youth and Depression

Mental Health Statistics

CMHA - Fast Facts About Mental Illness

Mental Health Commission - Mental Health Investment

Family Time