New video: Tips for Parents about Healthy Modeling in Challenging Times

While public health experts continue to contain the spread of COVID-19, there is growing concern about the impact on mental health in our communities. This pandemic threatens to magnify the harmful impact on youth and concerns of how parents may be coping with increased feelings of sadness, fear or anxiety. Mental health experts warn substances and stress can be a bad combination – and kids notice their parents’ behavior, especially when we’re stuck in close quarters! Smart Colorado/One Chance to Grow Up partnered with the Colorado Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Society on this video with tips for parents about modeling healthy ways to cope from a health expert. Take a look, and please share with your networks!

Links:

https://onechancetogrowup.org/

https://www.aacap.org/aacap/Regional_Organizations/CCAPS/About_Us.aspx

https://youtu.be/iljuJ-baqog