Mental Health and Wellbeing
A fantastic charity offering support for children's mental health.
Find information on how to help children who may be especially vulnerable in times of uncertainty at: https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/march/coronavirus-supporting-children-who-may-be-especially-vulnerable/
A wellness guide, written by a trained counsellor. Focused on general wellbeing.
A helpful fact sheet, detailing how you can help your child if they are feeling anxious.
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A social story which explains the global pandemic in straightforward terms.
Resources from an Art Therapist to support during lockdown. A nice way to open conversations with creative children.
Aimed primarily at adults, MindfulnessUK are offering free mindfulness and fitness sessions.
A picture book for children worried about coronavirus.
Support for parents in helping older children develop resilience during challenging times.
Bounce Forward are offering free training for parents, with extra sessions available to purchase at £2 a session.
The Anna Freud Centre have teamed up with Mentally Healthy Schools to produce fortnightly toolkits. Each toolkit contains curated resources, designed to support children and parents throughout this crisis.
We love GoNoodle! Lots of free, fun activities - from mindfulness to fitness and 'brain breaks'.
Activities to support young people to develop key skills of confidence, resilience, communication and self-awareness.