What is COVID-19 & How Does it Relate to Child Development

An infographic from the Center on the Developing Child Harvard University. Download here >>
Well Badger Resource Center

The Well Badger Resource Center is a health information and referral service operated by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation, in partnership with the Wisconsin DHS. They specialize in information and referrals for health care services and resources including programs such as Women, Infants and Children (WIC), BadgerCare Plus, Wisconsin Well Woman, and more. Specialists are available to handle COVID-19 related questions and referrals. More >>
Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease

Provides information for parents and caregivers about infectious disease outbreaks in your community. Knowing important information about the outbreak and learning how to be prepared can reduce stress and help calm likely anxieties. This resource will help parents and caregivers think about how an infectious disease outbreak might affect their family— both physically and emotionally—and what they can do to help their family cope.From the National Child Traumatic Stress Network. More >>
Mental Health and Finances

Worrying about money and bills have a major impact on our wellness, especially during this time. The coronavirus economy may have you looking for easy ways to lower your expenses right now. Here are 6 quick ways to cut costs from your budget. Learn more >>
Pandemic Crisis Services Response Coalition Helpline Tool

National suicide prevention & mental health partners have come together to provide you with resources for crises you may experience during the pandemic, including an innovative 'find a helpline' tool, putting you immediately in touch w/ service providers. Learn more >>
The Science of Happiness, Health & Wellbeing during COVID-19
Each week we will feature an article on this important topic. This week:

Six Ways Happiness Is Good for Your Health published by the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley
Giving Voice to Depression Podcast
NEW: 20-minute podcast addressing how the many changes in our lives during this pandemic create changes in our moods, energy levels and mental health, too. Listen here: https://bit.ly/3aN1lCx
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