DfE guidance on mental health and wellbeing
Due to the uncertainty and stress caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we understand that many children could be struggling to understand what is happening at the moment which is negatively impacting on their mental health and well-being.
ELSA - Emotional Literacy Support Assistant
Here there are support materials which you might like to share with your children. There are some
online stories which you might choose to read to help your child understand why school is closed, social distancing or the coronavirus.
Shout provides free, confidential support, 24/7 via text for anyone at crisis anytime, anywhere.
ChildLine provides a confidential telephone counselling service for any child with a problem. It comforts, advises and protects.
The Mix provides a free confidential telephone helpline and online service that aims to find young people the best help, whatever the problem.
If you are a parent or carer, we hope you will also find the web links below useful.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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