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A JK THROUGH 12 INDEPENDENT SCHOOL IN CHARLOTTE, NC

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How do we best serve our kids' emotional and mental wellness during COVID-19? Our three school counselors share these resources on helping our kids (and adults):

Adult Resources

Two workbooks for adults (parents can share information with kids at their discretion) created specifically for coping with COVID-19:

Tolerance for Uncertainty: A COVID-19 DBT Skills Workbook 
Guide To Living With Worry and Anxiety Amidst Global Uncertainty

Articles

Child Mind Institute: Teenagers and Reopening: Tips for helping kids stay safe during a confusing time 
Child Mind Institute: Supporting Children during COVID-19 Crisis
Centers of Disease Control: Managing Stress and Anxiety
Go Zen: 49 Phrases to Calm and Anxious Child 

Mindfulness Links and Apps

Lower School
Stop, Breathe, and Think
Breathing Techniques for Kids

Middle and Upper School

What's Up Mental Health App (help with coping skills, grounding exercises, and info about negative thoughts
Self-Compassion and free meditation (helpful for adults, too)
Healthy Mind, Healthy Body (love and kindness meditation)