Here are some websites and resources that may be helpful at this time. Please make sure you follow the most up-to-date government guidelines for where you live.
Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland
NHS Fife and Fife Health & Social Care Partnership - Latest information from NHS Fife and Fife Health and Social Care Partnership on COVID-19
Fife Voluntary Action - Pandemic Information and Response
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
See our page on Looking after your emotional wellbeing for ways to rest, reduce tension and recharge.
Clear Your Head - Things you can do to help clear your head
FACE COVID - Video about how to respond effectively
Mental Health Foundation - How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak
Moodcafe - Coronavirus and your wellbeing
NHS Inform - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Your mental wellbeing
Psychology Tools - Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty
Thrive Inside - App to help you keep connected and stay calm and healthy
World Health Organisation - Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak
Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Supporting young people's mental health during periods of disruption
British Psychological Society
CAMHS Grampian - Podcasts to help young people manage stress
Children 1st - Talking to children about coronavirus
Fife Educational Psychology Service
My name is Coronavirus - Booklet to support and reassure children
NHS Education for Scotland - Mental health and wellbeing resources for health and social care staff working with young people and families
NHS Fife Child Psychology - Covid advice line for parents and carers
Advice line for parents and carers in Fife who need support with issues relating to Covid-19 and the lockdown. For example, if your child is worried about coronavirus or if you’re not sure how to talk to them about the pandemic.
The psychology advice line is available 10am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday, on 01383 565400.
World Health Organisation - Helping children cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak
Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Podcast on Coronavirus and helping children with autism
Autism NI - Anxiety Resource Pack
Children in Scotland - Webinars aimed at parents and carers of children with additional support needs
East London NHS Foundation Trust - Video on Supporting neurodiverse children in challenging times such as during self-isolation
ENABLE Scotland - Information and easy-read factsheets about COVID-19
North Derbyshire CAMHS - Staying at home: Young People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers
Scottish Autism - COVID-19 support
Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust - Coronavirus resources for families, including children with additional needs
BBC Own It - Lockdown Lowdown
CBBC Newsround - Coronavirus
Topics include: 10 tips to cope during lockdown and Help if you're worried
YoungMinds - Coronavirus and mental health
Topics include: What to do if you’re anxious about coronavirus and Tips for coping with OCD during the coronavirus pandemic
British Association of Social Workers - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare
Child Protection Scotland - Keeping children safe from harm during COVID-19
Scottish Government - Coronavirus (COVID-19): supplementary national child protection guidance
Fife Council - Returning to school
Salvesen Mindroom Centre - Toolkit for supporting children with learning disabilities go back to school, including a parent and carer journal
Apps, websites and services to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Fife.
Links to lots of learning resources, activities and support for while you're At home during the outbreak.
Updated 17 July 2020