Local provision for emotional health and wellbeing support for children and young people is still available over the telephone.
Local Authority Wellbeing and Mental Health pages
Partners have shared some useful information, such as:
Mental Health Foundation
The Mental Health Foundation is part of the national mental health response providing support to address the mental health and psychosocial aspects of the Coronavirus outbreak, alongside colleagues at Public Health England and the Department of Health and Social Care.
News is everywhere. In the digital age, it is no longer possible to control the news that we are exposed to, or to shield children from upsetting information.
What you can do is help to minimise the negative impact it has on your children. You can do this through open and honest conversations at home. Here are some top tips….
University of Sussex and Sussex Partnership NHS Trust
How to Talk to Children about COVID-19 (coronavirus)
It’s a worrying time, isn’t it? At the Flourishing Families Clinic, we spend all our time thinking about how parents can raise happy, confident children, when they themselves are anxious. At the moment, you don’t have to be a particularly anxious person to be feeling worried and upset. So, what have we learned about keeping children on an even keel, when you yourself are not? Here are some tips that we think might help in the current situation. We are using themselves with our own children.
Young Minds UK
Looking after your mental health while self-isolating
Talking to your child about coronavirus
If your child is worried or anxious about coronavirus, here’s our Parents Helpline experts’ advice on 10 tips that you can do.
Parents Guide To Support A-Z
Our A-Z gives you advice on how to help your child with specific mental health conditions, and life events which might be negatively affecting their wellbeing. We’ll also show you where you can get help.
Anna Freud Foundation
Supporting schools & colleges A guide to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of pupils and students during periods of disruption
The Coronavirus outbreak means that communities are facing uncertainty and this can have an impact on children and young people’s mental health. We have put together some general tips to support staff throughout this challenging period