Further help and advice

Here you will find some links of websites you may find useful.

Mental Health

Looking after our mental health during this time is a priority. The Every Mind Matters website has some great articles about this such as 7 Simple Tips for Working at Home.

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

 

The Good Thinking website is for adults looking for resources to support their mental health and wellbeing. It is a resource full of excellent links. https://www.good-thinking.uk

 

The NHS have put together resources and guidance to support those with low mood, anxiety or depression, or for those who just want to feel happier.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/

 

Useful strategies for grounding during these unprecedented times that could be shared with families/colleagues/friends.

Louise Michelle Bomber is a specialist therapist, teacher and published author working in the area of trauma recovery for children and adolescents. In this video she seeks to support those parenting as foster carers, adoptive parents or kinship carer’s during this extraordinary season offering weekly sessions to help aid grounding of both the mind and body.

https://youtu.be/OInJVfzvN9w

 

Supporting families during Covid-19

Please find below, a link to resources for parents to cope during Covid-19.

Supporting children with all needs; Autism/ADHD/Behaviour/ Loss/Anxiety,  Mindfulness tips, teenagers, medical support, Live Video chats with expert clinicians, Telephone consultations

https://childmind.org/coping-during-covid-19-resources-for-parents/

 

Support for foster carers, adoptive parents and kinship carers

Louise Michelle Bomber is a specialist therapist, teacher and published author working in the area of trauma recovery for children and adolescents. In this video she seeks to support those parenting as foster carers, adoptive parents or kinship carers during this extraordinary season. www.touchbase.org.uk

https://youtu.be/OInJVfzvN9w

CAMHS Resources

This site was created for young people, carers and professionals to pool together lots of helpful resources from across the internet that are available to help support your mental health and well-being. I hope that you find it helpful.

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

Domestic abuse

Some useful resources from Women's Aid to support all those impacted by Domestic Abuse, whether a victim ( adult of child) or member of the community

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/covid-19-coronavirus-safety-and-support-resources/

A fantastic book that explains Coronavirus to children!

Please click the image below to download a free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler!

 

Chatterpack

Free resources for special educational needs & disabilities (SEND) – ChatterPack