Tip Sheet for Families: Youth Suicide & Mental Health Concerns During COVID-19
Focus Population: Youth with Disabilities
This tip sheet is written for Orange County (OC) parents, family members, and other caregivers to support youth.
This tip sheet guides caregivers through vital conversations, outlining strategies for asking your child about their wellbeing, developing a safety plan, and a range of proactive approaches caregivers can take to support their child’s wellness during the pandemic. Additionally, this tip sheet overviews local suicide prevention and other mental health services, as well as strategies for how to talk about these services with your child.