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Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and
wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak:   

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing?utm_source=198a9e75-a418-4442-9102-7c714bd37c3c&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate

 

Information and reassurance for children and young people about Coronavirus (Covid-19) and
advice about what to do if they are worried:

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/coronavirus/

 

Advice and support for deaf children during the Coronavirus (Covid-19) period to ensure they aren’t
facing further barriers as schools close and that their families have access to information and resources to support their child:  

https://www.ndcs.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-support-for-deaf-children/

 

Coronavirus and Helping Children with Autism– A Parent’s Guide. A FREE podcast from the
Association for Child & Adolescent Mental Health: 

https://www.acamh.org/podcasts/cornavirus-autism-a-parents-guide/

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing support for everyone:  

https://mhfaengland.org/remote-working-resources/everyone/#helpful-links?_cldee=ZHRob3JudG9uQGNpcHBlbmhhbS1wcmkuc2xvdWdoLnNjaC51aw%3d%3d&recipientid=contact-aee19afc03e4e811815970106fa92171-55e8813e0cfd438ba43c8fb0dc5c834b&esid=72773b18-ef77-ea11-a811-000d3ab82d69

 

Advice for parents and carers about how to help if their child is anxious or worried about
Coronavirus (Covid-19). Plus advice on how to support and keep children safe if they're
struggling with their mental health:  

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/childrens-mental-health/depression-anxiety-mental-health/

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

 

How to look after your family's mental health whilst 'stuck in doors':

https://parentinfo.org/article/how-to-look-after-your-family-s-mental-health-when-you-re-stuck-indoors

https://mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus?bblinkid=213329137&bbemailid=20305246&bbejrid=1430708670

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/improve-mental-wellbeing/

https://www.eastberkshireccg.nhs.uk/our-work/coping-guides/

 

Talking to children about Coronavirus and how they might be feeling:

https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-information-for-children/

https://mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus/talking-to-children

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

https://emergingminds.org.uk/covid-19-response/

 

Wellbeing activities for children:

https://www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/childrens-wellbeing-activities-for-teaching-staff-and-families.html

https://www.minded

 

Free, downloadable activity packs for primary aged children suitable for use at home.
Topics include: Creating a Routine, Our Feelings Diary, Staying Connected, Make a Worry Jar, Ways to Feel Better:

https://www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/childrens-wellbeing-activities-for-teaching-staff-and-families.html