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COVID-19: Helpful websites and resources

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.


General information

 

Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland
 

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


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

 

Parent Club - Information to help you deal with all aspects of the Coronavirus pandemic 
 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

 

Looking after your own mental health and wellbeing

 

See our page on Looking after your emotional wellbeing for ways to rest, reduce tension and recharge.

 

Action for Happiness - Action for Happiness AppMonthly Action Calendar and 10 Days of Happiness coaching programme

 

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 Education for Scotland - Mental health and wellbeing resources for health and social care staff, including Taking care of myself, Taking care of others and Taking care of my staff
 

NHS Inform - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Your mental wellbeing

 

NHS Scotland - Tips on how to cope if you are worried about Coronavirus and in isolation
 

Psychology Tools - Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

 

SAMH - Coronavirus mental health information hub

 

Thrive Inside - App to help you keep connected and stay calm and healthy

 

World Health Organisation - Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak


Supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing

 

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

 

BEAT - Eating Disorders and Coronavirus

 

British Psychological Society

 

CAMHS Grampian - Podcasts to help young people manage stress

 

Children 1st - Talking to children about coronavirus

 

Coronavirus - A book for children (illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler)
 

COSLA - Advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19

 

Fife CAMHS - Resources for supporting young people with eating disorder (pdf)

 

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.

 

Parent Club - Lots of useful information, including: Looking after yourself and your family, Pregnancy and babies, Learning at home, Supporting your teen and Changes to coronavirus restrictions

 

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

 

YoungMinds - Supporting your child during the coronavirus pandemic


Supporting children and young people with Learning Disabilities and Autism

 

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

 

Websites for children and young people

 

BBC Own It - Lockdown Lowdown
 

CBBC Newsround - Coronavirus
 

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

Topics include: 10 tips to cope during lockdown and Help if you're worried

 

Young Scot - Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Topics include: Looking after your mental wellbeing, Answers to common coronavirus questions, Relaxation exercises and advice for Young Carers

 

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

 

Child protection during COVID-19

 

British Association of Social Workers - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare
 

Child Protection Scotland - Keeping children safe from harm during COVID-19

 

Fife Council

NSPCC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping children safe from abuse

 

Scottish Government - Coronavirus (COVID-19): supplementary national child protection guidance

 

ThinkUKnow - Advice for children, young people, parents, carers and professionals about staying safe online

 

Returning to school

 

Fife Council - Returning to school

 

Parent Club - Reopening of schools and Early Learning and Childcare settings

 

Salvesen Mindroom Centre - Toolkit for supporting children with learning disabilities go back to school, including a parent and carer journal

 

Other support from HandsOn

 

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.

 

See our A-Z of topics for more support with children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing, including bereavement support.

 

 

 

Updated 17 July 2020