Audience: Working with young people

Keeping in mind the children of high conflict separated parents

Resource description: A professional blog by Dr Emma Morris; Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Anna Freud Centre, urging professionals to keep in mind the children of separated parents during the Coronavirus lockdown in order to ensure a loss of support is minimised. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Resource format: Blog Topic: Advice: Children and Young People Audience: Educational providers, Senior Leadership, and Working with young people

Coping with the Coronavirus: Bereavement

Resource description: An Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust created leaflet for people who have lost a loved-one, friend, relative or other significant person and relationship because of the Coronavirus, and for those who are helping someone else who is coping with a death. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF Resource format: PDF Topic: Bereavement Audience: Everyone and Working with young people

4 Mental Health: Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

Resource description: This website, co-funded by NHS England, is offering support around wellbeing and coping strategies; including how to create a wellbeing plan. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Resource format: Webpage Topic: Mental wellbeing, Resilience, and Stress Audience: Everyone and Working with young people

COVID-19: Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People

Resource description: Childhood Bereavement Network provide guidance for adults supporting grieving children and young people during this outbreak. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Resource format: Webpage Topic: Advice: Children and Young People and Bereavement Audience: Educational providers, Everyone, and Working with young people

Coping with bereavement

Resource description: Age UK provide guidance on how to cope with a range of feelings after the death of a loved one, including fear, anger and guilt. Link to resource: Visit the webpage Resource format: Webpage Topic: Bereavement Audience: Everyone and Working with young people

Young Minds Helplines for parents and young people

Resource description: Contact the Young Minds Helplines if there are concerns about a young person’s mental health during this difficult time. Parents Helpline: If you are a parent who needs advice about your child’s mental health you can contact the Parents Helpline directly on 0808 802 between 9:30am-4pm. YoungMinds Crisis Messenger: If you are a young person experiencing a mental health crisis you can text YM to 85258 for free 24/7 support. The Young Minds website is here. Link to […]

Responding to the coronavirus: resources for mental health and wellbeing

Resource description: Heads Together have published a free toolkit with resources and tips to help address anxiety arising from these challenging times. The toolkit includes a booklet to support schools, videos to provide practical guidance and tips to schools, parents and carers about coronavirus (COVID-19) and mental health, activities to ease anxiety that can be done at school or at home, and other helpful advice, helplines and resources for adults and children. Link to resource: Read or download the PDF […]