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COVID 19: latest information and advice

Advice from the Emotional Health Service

Below are some links that families and young people may find helpful during this time to support their mental health:



Emotional Health Service Resource Hub (opens a new window)


Emotional wellbeing & Mental health help for children and young people Richmond (pdf)

Emotional wellbeing & Mental health help for children and young people Kingston (pdf)

Sleep problems during Coronavirus/COVID 19 (pdf)

Dealing with the Coronavirus outbreak -  Top tips and activity ideas to stay well for secondary school students (pdf)

Download EHS useful links list below (pdf)

Some helpful information on supporting your own wellbeing and others during this time (opens a new window)

Autism speaks website with lots of useful videos and other resources aimed to support families of young people and adults with ASD (opens a new window)

More information about talking to your children about coronavirus as well as some helpful
tips about how to look after your mental health at this time (opens a new window)

Children’s Society has advice and support on a range of topics which may be helpful for
young people and families. (opens a new window)

The University of Reading developed the COVID-19: Helping Young People Manage Low Mood and Depression course for young people with low mood and depression and their parents and carers (opens a new window), or anyone who has contact with young people during the coronavirus pandemic. It is a free online course lasting two weeks requiring 2 hours of study each week.

Some advice from Mind to help to cope with the changes and look after your mental health (opens a new window)

Mindfulness activities (opens a new window)



Lots of activities you can try, how to keep a routine and how to talk about coronavirus with your children (opens a new window)