For many of us, COVID-19 has disrupted our routines and made everyday activities, such as work and caring for loved ones, challenging.
These changes, on top of the general uncertainty around this pandemic, can create feelings of stress, fear and nervousness. These feelings are normal, and people typically bounce back after difficult times.
Children and teens may respond more strongly to the stress and anxiety caused by COVID-19, and become frightened that they or their loved ones will get sick. Take time to talk calmly and reassure children about what is happening in a way that they can understand.
The following information can help you cope with stress and support others during this emergency.