Covid Times: What Your Child Needs For Good Mental Health
Divya 11 Mins Read
What can you do to minimise your childs stress and keep him happy during this unprecedented crisis?
School closures, no social interactions, boredom, fear of infectionemerging research shows that the pandemic is taking a heavy toll on childrens mental health. With World Mental Health Day (10 October) coming up, lets look at how you can put the bright smile back on your childs face.First, lets hear from some parents on whats troubling their child.Parent SpeakSigh! Times are tough for everyone. But there are things you can do to keep your child happy. Thats not all. You can even use this pandemic as an opportunity to build resilience and a positive outlook in your child.Expert Take From anxiety about the pandemic to frustration over being cooped up inside, children are facing multiple challenges. Dr Poornima has shared some general guidelines for parents on how these challenges can be approached. As each child is unique and is in a different situation, use the relevant guidelines to help find the.