Following the Prime Minister’s statement on 31 October 2020, we are adapting our support accordingly in response. We are pleased to update that from Thursday 5th November 2020, our KidsTime Workshops will provide online support, and are maintaining regular contact with families by virtual means. We have temporarily moved our schools work online and have produced specialist training material for schools to help them to support returning pupils whose parents have a mental illness.
A library of lockdown games, videos, guides and activities, updated weekly
Each week, we’ll be adding new resources to our online lockdown library. We’re taking the time to select and create resources that we think are especially helpful, fun and interesting for children and young people who live with or care for a parent with a mental illness.Let's go!
“Lockdown is a confusing and difficult time for everyone. However, you can feel much more isolated when you’re dealing with the stress of being a young carer for a mentally unwell parent. ”
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