The Impact of COVID-19 Loss on Children’s Mental Health

An Asian woman and young girl who appears to be her daughter sit on the couch together. The woman is wearing a white top and skirt and has a laptop in her lap. The girl is wearing a pink top and tan overalls and coloring a picture of a unicorn. Ketum Subiyanto/Pexels

This February 2022 fact sheet provides information on the impact of COVID-19 on the mental health of children and their caregivers and helpful tips for supporting both children and their caregivers. The data on what kids and caregivers went through may be valuable for teachers, friends, family members, and mental health providers and other professionals working with kids and families.