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Feeling concerned or overwhelmed by the news around coronavirus (COVID-19) is understandable, especially if you are struggling with your mental health or you have a physical illness. You could be feeling worried about your own health, or someone in your family, or what impact the virus will have on your life. Please click through the link below for for top tips, advice and information.
Kooth is a free, safe anonymous online counselling and support service for children and young people aged 10 to 25. It’s open until 10pm every evening, 365 days a year. Young people can access Kooth’s counselling service and self help resources, such as: 10 ways you can manage coronavirus panic and Yoga for physical and mental wellbeing.
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Advice for young people about managing their mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus situation.