These resources will assist parents and carers to support their children and reduce worry and distress.
- Communicating with your child about COVID-19 (video)
- Helping children cope with the stress
- The power of play; Parent-child play
Talking to children about COVID-19 Australian Government
School Holidays with the kids: Tips & ideas Outer Eastern PCP
Bite Back: online space to help young people build resilience in an interactive environment Black Dog Institute
Kids Help Line: young people aged 5 to 25 can call 1800 551 800 for counselling (24/7)
Parentline is a phone service 132289 for parents and carers of children from birth to 18 years old. Confidential and anonymous counselling and support on parenting issues. Available 8am to midnight, seven days a week including public holidays.
Support for young people Orygen
On-line education resources for teachers, students and resources for parents ABC Education