Resources for COVID-19

IACAPAP President’s Message:

REMEMBER: How to Survive the Pandemic with your children
(Available in the following languages):

Tips for Parents in Confinement Situations:

Resources from Other Organizations:

World Health Organization:—mental-health




European Society for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (ESCAP):


The American Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP):


World Association for Infant Mental Health:


German Society of Psychology:










South African Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions:


American Psychiatric Association:


COVID Health Literacy Project (resources in 30+ languages):


US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:


INOVAND: Excellence Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders (English and French):


University of Chile Psychiatric Clinic (Spanish):


Turkish Association of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry:


Book “My Hero Is You: Story Book for Children on COVID 19 (from WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR and others)


MindEd Resilience Hub (UK):


Resources for Healthcare Providers Under Stress During Covid 19 from the Center for the Study of Traumatic Stress:


Compilation of scientific articles on COVID-19 (from Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, Singapore)


Answering Kids’ Questions About the Coronavirus, in Free Picture Books


Where Did Mommy Go?: A Book for Children of Healthcare Workers


“Miss Corona gives tips! In times of lockdown” – An e-picture book for preschoolers 01


“Miss Corona shares secrets! In times of lockdown” – An e-picture book for preschoolers 02


Coronavirus Disease 2019, School Closures, and Children’s Mental Health


(A) Tips for adolescents: coping with the stress of COVID-19 epidemic [brochure with cartoons, Korean & English]

(B) Coping with the stress of COVID-19 epidemic: tips for families getting through school closing period [brochure with cartoons, Korean & English]


A COVID-19 adaptation of the Acute Stress Disorder scale:


Dr Jon Goldin on the Coronavirus and Child Mental Health – ACAMH


Coronavirus, and helping children with autism – Episode 4 ‘Autism, a parents guide’ with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian and Dr. Marianna Murin


Supporting Young People’s Mental Health During Periods of Disruption




COVID-19 Care Kit for Special Needs Individuals – Institute of Mental Health, Singapore


Du Confinement au Déconfinement : Nouvelles Perspectives en Pédopsychiatrie
(Click here to download)

From Confinement to Deconfinement: New Perspectives in Child Psychiatry
(Click here to download)


“My Hero is You, how kinds can fight COVID-19” Storybook – World Health Organisation

Watch the short video –
Adaptations –
Full list of translations –


Cope Disaster Champions


Adjusting to Coronavirus & Autism