For Children and Young People
YoungMinds advice on wellbeing when self-isolating
Young mental health activists have compiled a first-hand advice piece on looking after your mental health while self-isolating.
Has information on the illness itself, and a range of stories connected to its impact for children and young people.
Rethink Mental illness online hub
A variety of resources for support for the self and others
Easy Read guide to Coronavirus Here
Advice and support
For Parents and Carers
British Psychological Society guide on talking to children
BPS have acted quickly in producing a guide on the importance of talking to children, and what is best to say here
Carers UK guide
Carers and young carers will face extra challenges during isolation periods, so Carers UK have prepared a guide.
Practical AAC communication resources
A variety of learning resource tips for those with communication needs, and resources for explaining coronavirus to those with severe communication needs
Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing
The Great Indoors
Scouts UK have compiled a list of activities and instructions on indoor activity for children
National Autistic Society
Covid-19 guidance and helpline for parents, young people and staff
Anna Freud national centre for children and families awareness videos
Useful information that members could share, split into young people, carers and school categories. They pick up on areas such as social media’s impact, and its potential danger to increase worry.
Centre for Mental Health collection
Centre for Mental Health have compiled resource and links on various aspects of coronavirus affecting us
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy guidance
How to cope if you’re feeling anxious about the outbreak
Coronavirus and Your wellbeing- general care advice and resource