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COVID-19 Resources for Mental Health


Coronavirus and mental health: information for parents, professionals and child-friendly resources 

For Children and Young People 


advice on looking after your mental health while self-isolating.
BBC Newsround 

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 

Student Minds 

Advice and support

For Parents and Carers 

British Psychological Society 
a guide on the importance of talking to children, and what is best to say here

Carers UK
Carers and young carers will face extra challenges during isolation periods, so Carers UK have prepared a guide.
Practical AAC

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 Here
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 Here

For Professionals/General

British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy have an informative guest blog on being aware of wellbeing while working from home

Anna Freud national centre for children and families awareness videos
Centre for Mental Health

resource and links on various aspects of coronavirus affecting us
British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy 

How to cope if you’re feeling anxious about the outbreak here


Coronavirus and Your wellbeing- general care advice and resource