PARENT SELF CARE

PARENT SELF CARE provides strategies and tips to help parents remain calm during stressful times and day to day situations.


General Self Care Tips for Parents

Provides quick strategies that can be added to one’s day as a parent to help remain calm and energized
 

Self Care APPS

Apps that are available for free/low cost to help remain calm and focused on remaining emotionally/physically healthy

How to Deal with Anxiety

Experiencing some anxiety when facing difficult decisions or life changes is normal, but when that anxiety interferes with daily life it becomes a disorder. Treatments for anxiety include prescription drugs, counseling, meditation and exercise, or a combination of these options.

National Institute on Drug Abuse: Advancing Addiction Science

The COVID-19 pandemic presents unique challenges for people with substance use disorders and in recovery. The NIDA mission is to advance science on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction and to apply that knowledge to improve individual and public health.

Teamwork

PARENT TO PARENT SUPPORT
Parent to Parent Support helps connect parents with other parents though support groups and other resources to help them with work with the school and provide general daily assistance.


Michigan Alliance for Families

Provides information, resources, and support for families of children age (Birth-26) who receive (or may be in need of) special education services

Children's Special Health Care - Family Center & Family Phone Line 800-359-3722

The Family Center offers emotional support, information, and connections to community-based resources to families of children and youth with special health care needs.

Special Education Parent Advisory Council resources

Outlines information for parents on special education services.


7 Online Support Groups for Parents During COVID-19 Pandemic

Provides a list of Online Support Groups that are available to support parents during COVID-19 with a wide variety of struggles (remote learning, caring for children, struggles of single parenting etc.)

SUPPORT FOR DIVORCED PARENTS DURING COVID-19


MI Court Information

FAQs about Custody and Parenting Time during the COVID-19 Outbreak in Michigan

7 Guidelines for Divorced Parents During COVID 19 

Short video with important realistic simple guidelines to consider during COVID 19.
 

 

 


10 Steps to Co-Parent During the COVID-19 Crisis

10 simple easy to implement tips to help co-parent during challenging times

Co-Parenting Through COVID-19: Putting Your Children First