Quarantine Ideas for Families - Self Care

Quarantine Ideas for Families - Self Care

How to Practice Self-Care During the Pandemic A Rutgers expert discusses how to maintain self-care habits during the public health crisis. http://www.patch.com/new-jersey/newbrunswick/how-practice-self-care-during-pandemic

Effective Parenting Stress Management The Center for Effective Parenting has a handout on stress management as well as other helpful information for parents. https://parenting-ed.org/wp-content/themes/parenting-ed/files/handouts/stress_management.pdf

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope with COVID. A parent’s guide to helping your family cope with COVID-19 from the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. In English, Spanish and Chinese. https://www.nctsn.org/resources/parent-caregiver-guide-to-helping-families-cope-with-the-coronavirus-disease-2019

Supporting Families During COVID-19 Resources from the Child Mind Institute to help families cope with COVID-19. https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/?

Young Children at Home during the COVID-19 Outbreak: The Importance of Self-Care Self Care for Parents of Young Children from the organization Zero to Three. https://www.zerotothree.org/resources/3262-young-children-at-home-during-the-covid-19-outbreak-the-importance-of-self-care

Self-Care for Caregivers Caregiver Self-Care Activity Book: Caregiving Around the Clock
Created by members of the VA Caregiver Support Line Team, this activity book provides fun and soothing ideas for self-care. (pdf) https://www.caregiver.va.gov/pdfs/TipsTools/CaregiverSelfCareActivityBook.pdf

Coping with the Stress of Caregiving
Suggestions for caregivers on how to protect their own health and well-being while they provide care for others. (pdf) http://www.unitedwaynnj.org/documents/CaregiverToolboxCopeStress_022315.pdf

Managing Stress & Self-Care During COVID-19: Information for Nurses During the COVID-19 pandemic, nurses are experiencing pressure, fear, exhaustion, isolation and ongoing emotional trauma. This ongoing stress and trauma impacts your mental health, safety, and ability to provide the best possible care. https://www.apna.org/m/pages.cfm?pageID=6685

Self-Care and Stress Management for Public Health Emergency Workers. There are steps we all can take to maintain our physical and mental health, preserve our relationships at work and home, and serve the public during what can be a time of uncertainty and fear. https://www.nj.gov/humanservices/dmhas/home/disaster/crisis/Coping_PublicHealthEmergWorkers.pdf?