Yhdessä selviydytään

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WHAT AND FOR WHOM?

  • Information about anxiety in children
  • Ways to handle the issue
  • Skills to manage anxiety
  • For parents with children of all ages

WHY?

  • The state of emergency is making children and adults anxious
  • Everyday life requires a new kind of concentration
  • You can practice managing anxiety

The coronavirus epidemic is affecting us all. The state of emergency is causing both children and adults to suffer from fear and anxiety. Feeling anxious is a normal reaction which can help us avoid risks. It is, however, important to make sure that the feelings of anxiety do not become insurmountable.

There are good ways to manage anxiety. This website offers methods that are easy to learn, and which can help parents manage their stressful lives.

The Yhdessä selviydytään website is free to use and open to parents with children of all ages. The website has been created at the University of Turku. It is tied in with a scientific study which is aiming to find out how the methods offered on the website are affecting the wellbeing of parents and children.

Welcome!

Andre Sourander
Professor of Child Psychiatry
University of Turku

How does the website work?

The website

  • includes articles, videos, audio clips and cartoons
  • offers skills that are easy to learn, and which can help you manage anxiety and your everyday life
  • is based on research data.

Who are we?

The Yhdessä selviydytään website has been created by the Voimaperheet research group at the University of Turku. We develop and research self-study programmes which promote and maintain the mental wellbeing of children, young people and families, as well as remote treatment programmes for early support. You can find more information about Voimaperheet on this website: https://sites.utu.fi/voimaperheet/en/

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