COVID-19 can impact our mental health as well as our physical health. If you are experiencing stress or anxiety as a result of the pandemic, you are not alone. Many Californians are coping with stress related to:

  • Economic distress due to lost wages
  • Employment
  • School closures
  • Social isolation due to physical distancing

Help for managing your stress

Help for parents and kids

Parents and families are facing a lot during this pandemic. Working moms and dads must now be workers, parents, child counselors, and teachers all at once. Some parents also face new work environments, job loss, and interpersonal violence. 

There are tools that can help parents and kids. Mental health professionals, researchers, and the California Surgeon General recommend the following resources.