Mental Well-being

30-04-2020

Wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19

A Guide to Looking After Yourself and Others

A well-designed booklet put together by NHS Cumbria, Nothumberland and Tyne and Wear.

COVID_19_booklet_network    Follow this link

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 Advice service for care experienced young people:

https://becomecharity.org.uk/for-young-people/care-advice-line/coronavirus-advice/

On-line advice on what to do if you’re feeling anxious: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/#dealing-with-self-isolation-  and how to look after your mental health if you’re self-isolating: https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

Circulated by TEWV:  This course has been written for children aged 7-12 as a way of learning about the global COVID-19 pandemic. They will learn helpful information about what the new virus is, how to stay healthy and do their best not to pass it on, how they might feel about it, things to do at home and how they can help yourselves.  The course is free to access for everyone. You can access here: https://lms.recoverycollegeonline.co.uk/course/view.php?id=375

General information for young people on emotional and mental wellbeing: https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support

Government’s guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

 

The following documents are issued by the World Health Organisation (WHO) wit regard to mental well-being and dealing with issues arising as a result of the Coronavirus Outbreak.

WHO Mental Health Considerations in COVID-19

Helping Children Cope with Stress During the COVID-19 Outbreak