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.




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



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





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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