Happy Children’s Day to all children as well as to their parents, teachers, caregivers.

The entire world is fighting against a great enemy. This is an article will discuss a few points that will give us proper knowledge for the betterment of the mental health of our children.

Keep Reassuring Your Child

It is quite important to reassure your child. Listen to their concerns and try to answer them and spend time with them. In this outbreak situation, they need your good attention, like reading bedtime stories for them.

Don’t Disconnect

Physical distancing from friends is very distressing for a child. Encourage your child to communicate with friends and close relatives regularly. It can be like a talk time every day. You also try to show interest in their conversation or leave them alone, it depends on how comfortable your child is.

Try to Manage Anxiety

It is very normal that your child is getting anxious in this pandemic situation. Try to understand the emotional state of your child and avoid being judgmental, the wrong thing most parents do becomes so much judgmental. Do not avoid their question related to COVID, include them in family conversion about the COVID-19 outbreak.

Provide Them Clear Information

While giving them information, do not add lots of news and reports just make facts clear to your children, modify them as per requirement, and modify the language or presentation not the actual fact.

Indoor Activities are Required

During this pandemic, it is quite normal that your child is getting bored. To avoid that engage them in indoor activities like exercise, playing board games, solving puzzles, playing long lost games like we used to play during the ’80s or ’90s. Don does not allow them to play computer games for a long time or watch TV just because they are not disturbing you and you are getting more time to spend with your mobile.


Sometimes parents need to consult with mental health professionals in these cases if things are getting out of hand and if symptoms of mental health problems are visible. Please call 98313 13020 and book your appointment with the best child psychiatrist in Kolkata Dr. Sagnik Mukherjee.

Dr. Sagnik Mukherjee_Trusted Psychiatrist in Kolkata

Mental Health Research Centre (MHRC) is a psychiatric clinic in Jodhpur Gardens, Kolkata with a team of qualified psychiatrists and psychologists. It is been run by Dr Sagnik Mukherjee (MBBS; MD; MIPS; MIAPP) the best psychiatrist in Kolkata. Dr Sagnik and his team do psycho-diagnostic tests and also give effective treatment for most types of mental conditions, for all ages. Dr Sagnik Mukherjee is a Consultant Psychiatrist and de-addiction specialist, practising in MHRC with over a decade of experience in the field of mental health. He has attended multiple national and international conferences on psychiatry & related topics besides delivering lectures & appearing on TV. His area of interest is geriatric mental problems, and child psychiatry. To book an appointment visit 164/A2 Prince Anwar Shah Road Lake Gardens City 700045 or please call 9831 313 020.

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