COVID-19

COVID-19, which stands for Corona Virus Disease of 2019, is a novel respiratory illness that is spread from person to person. Thankfully, children do not appear to be at a higher risk of getting COVID-19 than adults ⁠— but kids are still impacted.

The uncertainty from school closures, financial struggles, and social distancing is a heavy burden for even otherwise mentally healthy children. 

We will get through this together!

The digital and printable materials here can help you strengthen your family during this difficult time. 

Parenting

How The COVID-19 Crisis May Impact Children With Severe Mental Health Conditions & What To Do

If you’re parenting a child with a serious mental health condition, the COVID-19 virus will likely bring a whole new level of stress to your child.

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Essential Advice About Family Life During COVID-19 From Psychologists

Your inbox is likely filled with too much COVID-19 advice to absorb, so we narrowed things down to 10 key points from various expert resources.

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Rethinking Your Child’s Schedule And New Home Routine

Here are a few simple steps your family can take to rethink your child’s schedule, establish a new home routine and maximize your productivity.

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How To Talk With Children About COVID-19

There are ways you can talk with your children about almost any difficult subject, including COVID-19.

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COVID-19, Youth And Social Media: Is It Time For A Reset?

The current self-quarantine is an opportunity to rethink the place of screen time and social media activities in kids’ lives.

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Teaching

Adjusting From Classroom To Online Teaching: Tips From A Teacher Experienced In Both

With intentional planning and outreach, an online class can be a robust learning environment students and help them to cope with the stress of sudden change.

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How To Talk With Your Students About COVID-19

How can we reassure our students during this crisis? And what signs should we look for to make sure that they are safe?

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Self-Care And Setting Boundaries For Teachers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The key to thriving rather than just surviving is to make self-care a priority. Here are a few tips to help you during this unprecedented time.

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Self-Care

How My Neighbor's Family Is Responding To COVID-19

Despite the opportunities to be selfish, everyone is working together to resolve this crisis and, next door to me, a family is keeping an eye out for their neighbors.

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How You Can Lower Stress Through Mindfulness Meditation

Mindfulness meditation is the practice of intentionally noticing bodily sensations, thoughts, and emotions in a non-judgmental way to promote relaxation.

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How Self-Care Can Make You A Better Parent

How do you keep the effects of stress at bay so you can be a better, healthier parent? One of the best ways is to make self-care a priority.

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Strength Amid The Stress: Nurturing Yourself And Your Spouse

As important as it is to ensure your child gets the care they need, it is also important that your relationship get the attention it needs to thrive.

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Self-Care And Setting Boundaries For Teachers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The key to thriving rather than just surviving is to make self-care a priority. Here are a few tips to help you during this unprecedented time.

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Print me!

Sometimes, a little reminder stuck on the fridge or taped to the mirror can make a big difference. Click on the links below to get printable tips, tricks, and activities to complete with your family. 

COVID-19 Parenting Cheatsheets

Activities for Families

Treatment

Children's mental healthcare is essential! As such, Clarity Child Guidance Center is dedicated to remaining open throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

Clarity's inpatient and outpatient programs include a range of services — from crisis stabilization, to psychiatric evaluations, to ongoing therapy.

Call us at 210-616-0300 or visit our campus at 8535 Tom Slick, San Antonio, TX 78229. The Crisis Services Department accepts walk-ins!

For support beyond Clarity's services, please check the lists below and reach out directly to each program find out which services are available.

Children's Mental Healthcare Is Essential

Clarity Child Guidance Center is the ONLY nonprofit mental health treatment facility specializing in kids ages 3-17 in South Texas. 

Crisis Services  remains open 24/7 and accepts walk-ins. The Acute Care/Inpatient Hospital, Partial Hospital Program and Outpatient Services are also open with some extra precautions.

We accept Medicaid, CHIP, Tricare and most commercial insurance, and offer sliding scale and charitable care based on need.

You Can Make A Difference

As a nonprofit, Clarity depends on donors to be able to provide the quality and level of care children need. As more families are affected by job loss or other reductions, please consider supporting Clarity to ensure kids receive the help they need. Your contribution is greatly needed and appreciated!

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