Coronavirus (COVID-19) Support
The present situation can feel very unsettling as there is a lot that feels outside of what we can control. You may be feeling worried and anxious or you may have already been suffering from anxiety and are starting to feel worse. Some organisations offering advice and support are listed below.
Young Minds – Tips, advice and where you can get support for your mental health during the coronavirus (covid-19) pandemic. There is a blog about looking after your mental health while isolating, a Young Minds Crisis Messenger as well as a Parents Helpline.
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families – Advice and support for young people through times of disruption. For support with self-care see On My Mind below.
Anna Freud On My Mind – Empowering young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing, including support with self-care.
Barnardos – Barnardos have put together some resources from their blogs and links to other sites to help you if you are feeling worried, scared or sad about coronavirus.
The Children's Society - information and support for mental and emotional wellbeing.
Childline Coronavirus – There is a lot of information about coronavirus in the news. Find out what it is and what to do if you are worried. There is a clear explanation of what it is, tips to cope during lockdown, help if you are worried and coping with schools closing.
For 24/7 crisis help by telephone, text or chat view our Local and national organisations to support better mental health page.