• Steve Stuart

COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Updated: Mar 30

Public Health England have today (29th March) released advice and guidance for parents and carers looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

The information which is listed on the webapage on this link will be updated throughout the course of the update.

The initially published guidance has the following sub sections:

  1. What you need to know

  2. Background

  3. Looking after your own mental health

  4. Helping children and young people cope with stress

  5. How children and young people of different ages may react

  6. Children and young people who are accessing mental health services

  7. Children and young people with learning disabilities

  8. Autistic children and young people

  9. Children or young people with physical health issues

  10. Children and young people who care for others

  11. Bullying

  12. Money worries

  13. Where to get further support

  14. For support as a parent or carer

Update 23:17 30/03/20: There is now an easy read guide available via this link



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