Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Support for Providers and Families during a Pandemic

The MC3 and MC3 for Moms programs are committed to helping providers and families during this difficult time and remain open for same-day phone consultations with providers. Below is a comprehensive list of resources compiled to support primary care providers and families. We will continue to update these resources as new information becomes available.

Resources for Providers

Self Care for the Health Care Workers Health Leads  USA

At this time of intense pressure, uncertainty and change, self-care is more important than ever. Here are some things you and your staff can easily implement. 

Alleviating coronavirus anxiety by The Reach Institute

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Response and Resources

Managing Healthcare Worker’ Stress National Center for PTSD-VA

COVID Healthcare Workers Managing Stress National Center PTSDSupport and guidelines for Healthcare workers

Addressing Emotional Needs While You’re Sick for clinician treating patients suspected to have or confirmed to have COVID-19.

Addressing patients emotional needs during COVID-19 workup and diagnosis: Guidance for Clinicians​“. This patient handout is a companion document to the provider guidance


Resources for Anxiety

Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus by Child Mind Institute   Clinical and supportive resources for parents include:

 

Resources for School

Understood School-Learning-updates

Additudemag.com

List of Live Webcams, Virtual Tours, and Virtual Field Trips

Scholastic Learn at Home Free Resources

Smithsonian Distance Learning Resources

Virtual Field Trips from Discovery Education

Free Learning Resources from Lakeshore Learning Materials

List of Education Companies Offering Free Subscriptions due to School Closings

GoPeer.org is a resource that allows families to connect with qualified college undergraduates who are available to tutor K-12 students. They integrate technology with a near­-peer education model to provide jobs to college students, logistical help to parents, and academic mentorship to students.

 

Resources for Autism

Spartan Caregiver Support – Behavioral concerns, such as tantrums and meltdowns, communication difficulties, daily schedules and routines, following rules, sleep concerns, getting along with others, video or phone chats.

 

Movement, Exercise and Relaxation at Home 

Mindfulness Video Resources

Recommended websites to help children and teens use physical activity to feel better:

 

Resources for Fun Activities

Here are some free resources to entertain and engage with your young ones.

 

Resources for Adolescents

How to help Teens Shelter in Place Greater Good Berkeley

Connect Safely – Resources for youth in Crisis

LGBTQ-Suicide Support-Blogs-Trevor-support-center

Support-Blogs-nationaleatingdisorders.org

Bestcolleges.com/blog/study-tips-at-home

Bestcolleges.com/blog/meditation-for-college-students

Mental Health Care Package: Counseling and Psychological Services Coping with COVID 19

 

Resources for Parents

Parents – https://zerotothrive.org/covid-19/covid-19-parents/

Kids – https://zerotothrive.org/covid-19/covid-19-kids/

 

Parent Self Care

Parents – Being “Good Enough” Right Now is OK

Parents’ guide to coping with COVID-19 Crisis Zero to Thrive                                

How to Protect Your Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak – NAMI

Stress Management Resources Zero to Thrive

 

Talking with your Child or Teen about COVID-19

Helping Young Kids through the COVID-19 Crisis                                

Why Telling a Child “Don’t Worry, Everything is Fine” will likely backfire

How to talk to your Anxious Child or Teen about Coronavirus

UMhealth.org/8-ways-to-help-teens-cope-social-distancing-blues

A Comic Exploring the New Coronavirus – NPR (3:45)

COVID Book

How to talk to your kids about COVID-19 with related PBS cartoon video episodes (young ones)

Brain Pop – Coronavirus Video and other activities (older elementary)

Time to come in Bear: A Children’s Story about Social Distancing

The Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19 National Child Traumatic Stress Network 

Healthy Children- American Academy of Pediatrics – Helpful tips talking to kids of all ages about disaster. Where to start, tips regarding exposure to social/media. Signs and symptoms child may not be coping well.

 

Parents Working from Home

The Kids are Home. You Need to Work. What do you do routine

psychologytoday-7-strategies-working-home-during-covid-19

poynter.org-how-to-work-from-home-with-kids-around/

commonsensemedia.org-resources-for-parents-to-prepare-for at home-coronavirus

 

Resources for General Mental Health

National Alliance on Mental Illness Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide

Information and Resources, online support groups, local and statewide supports for Young Adults, Adults, Perinatal Women pregnant and postpartum online confidential support groups

Resources for Women

Zero to Thrive 

National Alliance on Mental Illness Updates-on-the-Coronavirus/COVID-19-Updated-Guide

Information and Resources, online support groups, local and statewide supports for Young Adults, Adults, Perinatal Women pregnant and postpartum online confidential support groups


Resources for Self-Care

Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Information about Coronavirus by the CDC – Pregnancy, precautions and breast feeding information related to Coronavirus

Pregnant and worried about the new coronavirus Harvard Health – FAQ: related to pregnancy, breastfeeding

Postpartum Support International

5 Poses for Prenatal Yoga YouTube

20 Minute Prenatal Yoga Routine YouTube

Guided Meditation for Pregnancy YouTube

Mom and Baby Yoga YouTube

stopbreathethink.org

Mindfulness During Pregnancy mindthebump.org.au/

Cognitive Behavior Therapy App for Depression moodgym

Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Depression and Anxiety mycompass

Locate your Local Health Department

Michigan.gov/coronavirus – Regular updates and latest news for communities in Michigan

The crisis helpline for emotional distress related to pandemic is available 24/7, 365 days a year by calling 1-800-985-5990, texting TalkWithUs to 66746, or visiting disasterdistress.samhsa.gov
 
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