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COVID 19: latest information and advice

Other useful wellbeing resources

Guidance from Public Health England

29 March - Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak (opens a new window)

29 March - Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19) (opens a new window)

 

Other useful links

Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing (opens a new window)

Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing (opens a new window)

Carers UK - Guidance for carers (opens a new window)

Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under, designed to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic (opens a new window) (includes resources in different languages)

English language version (pdf)

Public Health England (opens a new window) have produced an easy read version of their advice on the coronavirus for places of education (pdf)

Adopt London UK has produced a film about resources on offer to adopters and special guardians. You can view it here (opens a new window).  

This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during any disruption caused by the Coronavirus.

Self-care resources for young people (opens a new window)

Anna Freud Self Care Infographic (pdf)

BBC article - Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health (opens a new window)  - includes tips on managing anxiety and OCD

Childline have a tool box of games and techniques (opens a new window) that help to reduce anxiety, and develop coping strategies for children.

BBC Newsround - films for children and young people about Coronavirus (opens a new window)

 

National and local services are still here for you.

The Kingston Domestic Violence Hub: 020 8547 6046 9am - 5.30pm

The Richmond One Stop Shop: 020 8943 8188

Website (opens a new window)

The National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247 24 hours a day.