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Advice and resources for children and young people

Returning to education after lockdown

  1. Going back to school or colleges as lockdown with underlying health condition
  2. A safe return to learning-primary school
  3. A guide for accepting change
  4. My Back-to-School Bubble book.

Young People - under 13 years old

  1. Coping with the pandemic (Children 7-12 years)
  2. It’s okay to worry about coronavirus- Resource for children under 12
  3. The Stay Home Superheroes Book 
  4. Coronavirus fact sheet for children
  5. How to look after your mental health during the pandemic
  6. Coronavirus Q & A’s for young people
  7. Our feelings diary
  8. Dealing with change

Young People - over 13 years old

Good Thinking

  1. Advice on Coronavirus & Mental Health
  2. General mental wellbeing advice for young people
  3. Advice on How to face uncertain times and focus on the positives
  4. How to stay mentally healthy at university

More advice for young people

  1. Every Mind Matters
  2. Anna Freud – Advice on Self-care
  3. Resilience, Mindful Living and Wellbeing for 14-25 year olds
  4. How to look after your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak
  5. Mental health and self-care for young people
  6. Coronavirus advice for children and young people
  7. Practical advice for mental health support during the pandemic
  8. It’s okay to worry about coronavirus- Resource for teenagers
  9. Coping with uncertainty about school and exams
  10. Our feelings diary
  11. RZL Home Learning
  12. How to cope with money during bereavement or illness

Eating Disorders

  1. How to manage eating disorders
  2. BEAT- Eating Disorders and Coronavirus
  3. Q&A on Eating Disorders
  4. PHE- Our Healthy year resources
  5. Worry about weight and eating problems
  6. What is Otherwise Specified Feeding or Eating Disorder?
  7. Recovering from an eating disorder
  8. How to cope with an eating disorder during lockdown
  9. Learning self-compassion after recovery

Anxiety and Worrying

  1. Audio: Anxiety control training
  2. How to overcome fear & anxiety
  3. Advice for children and young people who are being bullied
  4. When I worry about things
  5. Self-help guides
  6. COVID, Anxiety & Stress
  7. Ways to feel better
  8. Worry jar
  9. Anxiety- Things You Can Do
  10. Support with worries and anxieties


  1. How to manage anxiety and OCD during the pandemic
  2. OCD and Coronavirus Survival Tips
  3. Tips for coping with OCD during the coronavirus pandemic
  4. Support and advice with OCD
  5. Young minds- Advice and Help with OCD

Advice for Carer’s Children in Care Children & Young People Who Receive Counselling & Support

  1. Advice for children in care
  2. Advice for young carers
  3. Advice for children and young people who receive counselling and other support

Young People - living with ADHD

  1. Advice for young people with ADHD
  2. ADDISS – National Attention Deficit Disorder Information and Support Service Website

Coping under pressure- Stress

  1. 10 stress busters
  2. Coping with stress

Coping with exam pressure

  1. Tips on preparing for exams
  2. Student stress: self-help tips
  3. Coping with exams being cancelled

Low mood and depression

  1. Audio Guide: Low mood and depression
  2. Help with Supporting Your Child with Low Mood and Depression

Suicidal Thoughts & Self Harm

  1. What is self-harm?
  2. Self-harm and suicidal thoughts
  3. Papyrus Website – Advice & Guidance on Suicidal Thoughts & Self Harm
  4. The Calm Zone Website – Advice, Helpline, Webchat & Support regarding Self Harm & Suicide
  5. Childline Website
  6. The Samaritans Website
  7. The Mix

Ideas & activities to help your mood

  1. Things to do During Lockdown
  2. Ways to Enjoy the Outdoors During Lockdown
  3. Go Noodle – movement and mindfulness
  4. Joe Wicks (The Bodycoach) Workouts & Healthy Eating Tips
  5. UK active kids
  6. Interactive games- CBBC Website
  7. Interactive games- CBeebies Website
  8. Exercise and mental health
  9. Yoga and Mindfulness
  10. Food a fact of life

Sleep problems

  1. Audio: Sleep problems
  2. Young Minds – Advice on Sleep problems


  1. Support after sudden bereavement
  2. Child Bereavement UK – Supporting bereaved children and young people
  3. Young Minds – Advice with Grief and loss
  4. Action for Children – Advice on How can I help my child when someone dies?

Coping with loneliness

  1. How I’m coping on down days in self-isolation


  1. How you can recognise and support yourself and loved ones with depression

Substances and your mental health

  1. Facts about cannabis and how it might affect your mental health
  2. Club drugs
  3. Advice about drugs and alcohol


  2. Oak National Academy- Online Classroom