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.
Professor of Child Psychiatry
University of Turku