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Parents Chime In: Our Self-Care Strategies While Supporting Loved Ones with Mental Health Conditions During a Pandemic

Tip Sheet

Date Posted: Monday, June 22, 2020

Abstract

In the wake of COVID-19, that tried and true saying of “putting on your mask first before helping others” takes on a whole new meaning and it applies even more. We asked our Family Advisory Board members to provide thoughts on how they adapted their self-care strategies and to share tips on supporting their loved ones with mental health conditions in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Subject Area

Family, Transition Age Youth, Wellness

Keywords

COVID-19, parents, FAB, transition age youth, family, self-care, mental health, mental wellness

Suggested Citation

Transitions to Adulthood Center for Research. Parents Chime In: Our Self-Care Strategies While Supporting Loved Ones with Mental Health Conditions During a Pandemic. Psychiatry Information in Brief 2020;17(10):1150. https://doi.org/10.7191/pib.1150. Retrieved from https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/pib/vol17/iss10/1