Supporting children through COVID-19

These resources will assist parents and carers to support their children and reduce worry and distress.

Supporting children during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak   Emerging Minds

    • 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

Central Victoria Prevention & Population Health acknowledges the traditional owners on whose land we live and work, their rich culture and spiritual connection to country. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and celebrate their living culture and unique role in the life of our catchment.

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