Behavioral Health Resources for Coronavirus

Kids pay attention to the news and what adults are saying. On Our Sleeves has expert resources and guides to help you manage life during COVID-19.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About COVID-19

Kids pay attention to the news when hot topics dominate it, and they are often curious enough to ask questions. If your children want answers about COVID-19, we suggest a multi-layered approach.

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COVID-19: How to Help Kids Deal With School Closings and Cancelled Plans

Schools around the country are being closed to try to slow down the spreading of COVID-19. At first, this may sound exciting, but these closings present us with lots of challenges. Here are a few tips to handle the next few weeks.

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What Parents Need to Know About Coronavirus

COVID-19, caused by a novel coronavirus, is a global pandemic. Below are answers to some frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

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PediaCast 455: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

In this episode, Dr. Mike discusses everything you need to know about the novel coronavirus and COVID-19 disease. We go beyond the headlines and dive deep, exploring the cause, transmission, symptoms, treatment, risks, complications and prevention of this rapidly evolving pandemic.

On Our Sleeves Resources

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10 Tips to Stay Mentally Healthy

Breaks from school and holidays can be stressful for you and your family. Here are 10 tips to help you stay mentally healthy. 

Indoor Boredom

Managing Indoor Boredom

Your guide to managing indoor boredom.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Mental Health

Here are tips for approaching difficult topics and initiating a healthy rapport with your child that will last a lifetime.

Mentally Fit Challenge

Routines for Young Children

Repetition, in the form of routines, has many benefits for children.

Convo Starters

Convo Starters

Ask your kids their favorite joke. Or the best thing about school. Our experts have conversation starters to help you encourage discussions about thoughts and feelings in everyday life.

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Screen Time Resources

What exactly is screen time and how do you regulate it best for your child? Our behavioral health experts help answer all your questions about the internet and how your child uses it.

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Take the Kindness Challenge

Take the On Our Sleeves Kindness Challenge - now updated with virtual and at-home activities!

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Intentional Creativity®

The Intentional Creativity® method brings an innovative, groundbreaking, transformational approach to your busy life.

Videos

5 Mental Health Benefits of Sunshine

5 Mental Health Benefits of Sunshine

Be sure to soak up the mental health benefits of sunshine! Here's what it can do for you.

Your child's use of the internet

Your Child's Use of the Internet

What exactly is screen time and how do you regulate it best for your child?

How to teach yourself love

How to Teach Yourself Love

It’s time to show yourself love. Most of us are able to find ways to show others that we care, but what are we doing for ourselves on a regular basis?