Mental Health & Wellbeing Support
Responding to the Coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing.
We have gathered information from around the internet to try and support you and your child with maintaining a positive mind during the coronavirus lockdown.
Make sure to keep yourself safe during home learning. To find out more click here
Use these documents to help with your wellbeing.
Supporting schools booklet
This booklet provides advice and guidance for school staff and parents about how to help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during times of disruption to their learning.
A selection of self-care strategies that have been developed by young people to help manage their own wellbeing. During a time when access to regular appointment may be disrupted or anxiety might be heightened, it might be helpful to try one or some of these strategies
Answering your child's question
Helpful information to answer your children questions about coronavirus can be found using the link below.
Worried about the world
Childline advice page
Information on what concerns your child might currently have, for example about the coronavirus, and some things to try to address these worries can be found using this link.
A toolkbox of activities such as breathing exercises, coping videos, yoga videos and games that can help children feel calm in a period of disruption can be found using this link.
Your child can sign up to Childline’s “locker” and track their daily mood using the mood journal link below. This might be a helpful way for children to balance their mood during a period of uncertainty.
This section holds many useful links for you to visit
Coronavirus and your wellbeing
What is anxiety?
Advice if you're worried about the coronavirus
How to cope when you can't go to school because of coronavirus.
More help and support is available using the details below
COPING WITH CHANGE
Take a look at Gemma Oaten's video
How to ease stress, anxiety
Self-care and wellbeing