Guides, advice and information

Take a look at the useful advice, information and guidance we’ve compiled for children, young people and their families.

Guidance for the public on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus

A comprehensive guide to mental health and wellbeing duringHands up to the sky cupping the sun
the pandemic from the UK government.

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Returning to school with confidence

return to school bannerThrough a combination of positive thinking and therapeutic exercises, it’s possible to take charge of your situation and protect your mental health, helping you to feel safe and enjoy your return to school.

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Coping with the News

Staying informed is no bad thing, but it’s important that we balance
this with care for our own mental health at the same time. We’ve created a selection of resources and advice to help you find the right balance.

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Social Media and Mental Health

For anyone who may be struggling to cope with managing
their online life, Our Time has gathered a collection of simple tips to protect your mental health.

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Youth Support Work - advice for young people during COVID-19

Person holding a black mobile phoneThe Youth Support Network brings together the National Youth Agency, The Mix and UK Youth and they have compiled a selection of advice and resources for young people during this time. They have created a downloadable advice sheet which has some helpful tips.


World Health Organisation - Advice for parents during COVID-19

World Health Organisation parenting resourcesThe World Health Organisation (WHO) has created a series of posters for parents on how to interact constructively with their children during this time of confinement. These six one-page tips for parents cover planning one-on-one time, staying positive, creating a daily routine, avoiding bad behaviour, managing stress, and talking about COVID-19.

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Anna Freud Centre advice for young people

AFNCCF logo squareMost of us are feeling concerned about the uncertainty of the current situation, and this includes young people, which is completely understandable. The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families has put together some advice and guidance for young people at this time.

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