Impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on mental health
Major incidents such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can have impacts on mental health and wellbeing. It is normal for children and young people to show signs of distress. Common reactions include:
- fear and anxiety
- anger and frustration
Mental health toolkit
The Department of Education and Training's for Victorian schools provides expert guidance and resources on mental health promotion and support aimed at schools and school communities, health and wellbeing workforces and mental health practitioners.
External mental health resources and services to support students
Reviewed 03 October 2020