Emotional Health and Wellbeing

We know and understand that under the uncertain times of the COVID-19 outbreak, tensions and anxieties will be running high. Below are a list of different websites that have information about the virus and how to talk about it with children. We hope it helps.

https://www.unicef.org/coronavirus/how-talk-your-child-about-coronavirus-covid-19

https://www.unicef.org.au/blog/news-and-insights/march-2020/how-to-talk-to-your-children-about-coronavirus

 

Round-up of all the resources available on how to talk to children about COVID-19:

https://edpsy.org.uk/blog/2020/coronavirus-covid-19-information-for-children-families-and-professionals/

 

Helpful article about how children might exhibit their anxiety symptoms, and what to do about it:

https://www.drmdc.co.uk/post/let-s-talk-about-coronavirus-a-practical-toolkit-for-you-and-your-family

 

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

https://childmind.org/article/supporting-kids-during-the-covid-19-crisis/

https://mummymatters.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Corona-Anxiety-Download.pdf. → It is geared towards Mums/parents, but there are bits you can take for non-parents. It includes advice around information management, communication, isolation, relationships and happy kids.

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/what-to-do-if-you-re-anxious-about-coronavirus/ → Geared towards young people and managing worries around COVID – it has helplines also.

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/ → For parents talking to their children about COVID and ten top tips of how to do this

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