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Helping parents and caregivers stay mentally and physically healthy

August 18, 2020

There is a lot of advice available online right now about how to keep yourself physically healthy during the coronavirus pandemic such as staying physically active, washing your hands, wearing face coverings and practicing social distancing. Managing your mental health during this time is just as vital to your overall well-being.

As the school year begins, parents and caregivers are feeling the extra anxiety and stress about keeping their families safe. It is more important than ever to have realistic expectations about how much we can truly control during these ever-changing times. Whatever the conditions, keeping a positive outlook and communication lines open with children, teachers and family will help ease the tensions of daily challenges.

Below are a few resources that can be helpful in maintaining your family’s mental health and transitioning back to school in a COVID-19 environment.

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