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COVID-19

Useful websites and resources

Here are some websites and resources that may be helpful at this time.  We aim to keep this page updated but, as you'll be aware, the situation regarding COVID-19 is changing regularly.


General information

 

UK Government - Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

 

Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland

 

NHS Inform - Latest guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government

 

Fife Council - Coronavirus (COVID-19) info for Fife

 

Parent Club - information, support and advice 

 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
COVID-19 resources for the general public 
COVID-19 guidance for paediatric services 

 

CBBC Newsround info for young people - Coronavirus: What is being done to tackle the virus?


Mental health and wellbeing support for children, young people and adults

 

Advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19
Pdf from NHS Scotland, COSLA, Royal College of Psychiatrists, YouthLink Scotland and Young Scot (19 March 2020)

 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Supporting young people's mental health during periods of disruption

 

BEAT - Eating Disorders and Coronavirus

 

CAMHS Grampian - podcasts to help young people manage stress

 

Childline - Coronavirus: what it is and what to do if you’re worried

 

Children 1st

Talking to children about coronavirus

Staying at home with the family

 

FACE COVID - Video about how to respond effectively

 

Mental Health Foundation - How to look after your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak

 

My name is Coronavirus - booklet to support and reassure children

 

SAMH - Coronavirus and your mental wellbeing

 

World Health Organisation
Helping children cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak (for adults)

 

Young Scot - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Lots of topics including: Looking after your mental wellbeing, Answers to common coronavirus questions and Relaxation exercises

 

YoungMinds

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating

Tips for coping with OCD during the coronavirus pandemic

What to do if you’re anxious about coronavirus


For children and young people with Learning Disabilities and Autism

 

East London NHS Foundation Trust - Video: Supporting neurodiverse children in challenging times such as during self-isolation

 

ENABLE Scotland - Information and easy-read factsheets about COVID-19
 

Inclusion Ireland - Easy-read coronavirus resources 

 

North Derbyshire CAMHS - Staying at home: Young People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers

 

The Autism Educator - Social narrative about Coronavirus

 

 

Other general support

 

For useful apps, websites and services for supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing, please click here.

 

 

 

Updated 26 March 2020