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How To Ease Children’s Anxiety About COVID-19

Dawn O’Malley, Psy. D. — March 25, 2020 — 1 min read
It is natural that many of us are feeling more stressed and anxious these days, and kids don’t escape this reality. They worry too, and the COVID-19 situation can become especially challenging for kids who already have an anxiety disorder.

In this article, Cardinal Innovations’ Psychologist and Peer Advisor, Dawn O’Malley, equips parents and other caregivers with effective strategies to help the youngest in the house.

According to Dr. O’Malley, the first step is for adults to identify and ease their own concerns. This can have a very positive impact on the kids.

Read more about how to ease COVID-19 anxiety for yourself and your kids on NAMI: National Alliance on Mental Illness

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