- Parenting is Hard. Be kind to yourself and celebrate what is working.
- Take care of yourself by making time for the basics – rest, nutrition, hydration, exercise, social connections and mindfulness.
- Parenting During an Epidemic – April 2020 by Professor Gary Bingham, Department of Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Georgia State University.
Georgia State and USG Benefits:
- Contact Georgia State’s Employee Assistance Program for a confidential consultation, short-term counseling, assessment and/or referrals.
- Contact KEPRO, a USG-contracted Employee Assistance Program vendor for a confidential consultation, short-term counseling, assessment and/or referrals. Services are available at no cost to Georgia State employees who work 20 or more hours, eligible dependents and anyone living regularly in the household. Call 844-243-4440 24/7/365 or visit the website at www.EAPHelplink.com and enter passcode USGCARES.
- Seek parenting advice from Strengthening Families through Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships and Environments
Mental Health Resources
- American Psychological Association
- Georgia Crisis and Access Line – 1-800-715-4225
- Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities
- Lifeline, National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 1-800-273-8255
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
- Postpartum Depression, The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists