Support during the pandemic (COVID)

Government guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health during the coronavirus

‘Many ways to share a hug’ – Social Story

Ten tips for talking to your child

How to tell children and young people that someone is seriously ill


A lovely, printable 14 day mindfulness activity challenge

A coronavirus story

Dr Chris and Dr Xand are here to tell you why the coronavirus might not be as scary as it sounds.

Action for Happiness – Coping Calendar

Telephone Helplines

Samaritans – Call 116 123 or email (24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

If you need to talk to someone, the Samaritans can help- they offer emotional support and a listening ear 25 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is a freephone number that can even be called from a mobile that has no credit. Your call will not appear on the phone bill.

Childline – Call 0800 1111 (24 hours)

Comforts, advises and protects children 24 hours a day and offers free confidential counselling.

NSPCC Helpline – Call 0808 800 5000 or email

If you’re worried about a child, even if you’re unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

Winston’s Wish – Call 08088 020021

Supports bereaved children, young people and their families

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