mental health Support
Shout provide crisis text support - text 'shout' to 85258 for 24/7 support.
Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
Heads Together is a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, which combines a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health with fundraising for a series of innovative new mental health services. They have published a list of useful websites, some for adults and some for children, to help while at home during the coronavirus outbreak:
Supporting parents and carers video - the Anna Freud Centre
This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they
can support themselves and their children during any disruption caused
by the coronavirus.
Self-care strategies - the Anna Freud Centre
A selection of self-care strategies that have been developed by young
people to help manage their own wellbeing. During a time when
access to regular appointments may be disrupted or anxiety might be
heightened, it might be helpful to try one or some of these strategies.
Coronavirus and your wellbeing - Mind