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Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

In this video interview, Richard D’Alli, M.D., MEd, ScM, a UF Health child and adolescent psychiatrist and leading expert for the UF Health Center for Autism and Neurodevelopment, discusses ways to keep kids physically and mentally healthy during these challenging times, including children with neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs.

Managing return-to-work anxiety

Returning to work during the COVID-19 crisis is an additional stressor for many people during these uncertain times. UF Health psychiatrists Drs. Jody Brown and Carol Mathews discuss some ways to manage return-to-work anxiety.

Tips for parents during COVID-19 crisis

Many people are struggling to juggle work, parenting and now suddenly homeschooling their children during the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Andrea Guastello, a UF Health psychologist, provides some tips to help parents through these challenging times.SHOW MORE…

Self Care during COVID-19

IOCDF gives some tips on self care during COVID-19. Washing your hands and practicing social distancing are great practical ways to take care of your physical health during this time. However, it is also important to take care of our mental health.

BDD-Related Quarantine Tips During COVID-19

The following blog article, published by IOCDF, will focus on implementing healthy coping strategies, maintaining therapeutic progress, and preventing relapse for individuals with BDD during a time of quarantine.

You are not alone

Not Alone Notes are having a dance party because they just surpassed 1,000 notes! Now, they want to send you one. Would you like to get a message of hope, or know someone who would?…

Helping Children Cope with Emergencies

People can become more distressed if they see repeated images of a disaster in the media. Early on, consider limiting the amount of exposure you and your loved ones get to media coverage.

Getting Medications

Are you or someone you know running low on medications? Several pharmacies are allowing early refills and/or 90-day refills on many prescription medications.

How To Ease Children’s Anxiety About COVID-19

Kids, too, may be feeling worried — especially if they already have an anxiety disorder. Fortunately, there are things we can do to help our kids cope. But first, parents and other caregivers must ease their own concerns. …