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Coronavirus Resources

Potomac's Counseling Team is here to support our students and families. Below are some resources that you may find helpful. Please reach out if you have questions or would like to talk with one of us directly.  

Jamie Tolson 
Grades K-4 Counselor 

Weezie Parry 
Grades 5-8 Counselor

Josie Woods
Upper School Counselor and Director of Student Support 

Suggested audience/interests Source and Title
All ages Harvard Business Review, “That Discomfort You're Feeling Is Grief
All ages Berkeley News, “What Use Is Worry? Psychologist Explains Anxiety’s Pros and Cons
All ages Corona Outbreak and Kids
All ages The Washington Post, “Teaching our Kids (and Ourselves) Mindfulness to Get Us Through the Coronavirus Anxiety
All ages Mindful - Mindfulness Apps
All ages Harvard Health, “Coronavirus and Kids
Addiction & Recovery Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) Online Meetings
Narcotics Anonymous(NA) Online Meetings
Divorced/Separated Parents Greater Good Berkeley, “How Can Divorced Parents Get on the Same Page?
LGBTQ+ The National Center for Transgender Equality, Covid-19 Guide
The Human Rights Campaign, Gender-Affirming Care During the Pandemic
Elementary and Early Middle School The Atlantic, “How the Coronavirus is Influencing Children’s Play
Elementary and Early Middle School Therapist resource - Calming Anxiety in Children
7th-12th Grade Students
Note: These resources have been shared with Potomac students through their advisory groups.
Health and Wellness Resources for 7th-12th Grade Students
Teenagers Greater Good Society - Berkeley, “How to Help Teens Shelter in Place
Teenagers Harvard Health, "How to Talk to Teens About the Coronavirus"
All ages/Parents/Caretakers Dr. Daniel Siegel, The Healthy Mind Platter
Family Activity - All ages Greater Good Berkeley, "Three Good Things"