Coronavirus Advice and Information

The following links are recommended by the CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services) as helpful resources for students or parents who are struggling with the current situation. They give tips on how to cope with self-isolation and the anxieties that can emerge.

As you are aware, the Coronavirus situation is very fluid and constantly changing, so this page and any regarding this subject will update as and when new information emerges.

 

Websites

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating (YoungMinds)

If you are self-isolating or social distancing because of coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important to look after your mental health. YoungMinds have put together some tips that may help.

Helping children cope with stress during the COVID-19 outbreak (World Health Organization (WHO))

Easy to use WHO infographic to help recognise symptoms of stress and help children cope with changes due to COVID-19.

Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer questions from children (Place2Be)

Tips and resources to help ease your and children’s worries about coronavirus.

 

Phone Support

Samaritans – Advice on the phone (any time or day) – 116 123, http://www.samaritans.org/about-us/our-organisation/read-our-publications/young-peoples-emotional-health-resource

The Mix/Get Connected – Advice on the phone for under 25s (1 pm – 11 pm, 7 days a week) or online – 0808 808 4994, http://www.themix.org.uk/

YoungMinds Parents Helpline – call 0808 802 5544 (9.30 am-4 pm on weekdays)

ChildLine – Advice online or on the phone (any time or day) – 0800 1111, https://www.childline.org.uk

 

Wellbeing Advice and Information for Parents:

Please click here

 

Wellbeing Advice and Information for Students:

Please click here

 

Supporting your child when they Learn Online:

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