Do you work with concerned or overwhelmed children and young people because of the news around coronavirus (COVID-19), if so it is understandable, especially if they are struggling with their mental health or have a physical illness. You and the young people you work with 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 links below for for top tips, advice and information.
This guide provides the updated offer from Children and young people’s emotional health and wellbeing services in Calderdale during the COVID-19 pandemic. Services are having to adapt and change their methods of delivery at present and this document will be updated to reflect the most up to date information.
Open Minds wants to reassure children, young people, families, partners and staff, that we are continuing to offer as much support and services as we can during this difficult time. An update on the temporary arrangements in place for Open Minds is now live on the Calderdale CCG web site. Any changes to the services will be shared on this web page.
We know this is a worrying time for everyone. Helping children and young people cope with the information and changes to do with Coronavirus can be a huge challenge. From school closures and social distancing to increased awareness of infection and hygiene. There is a lot for children and families to process!
This guide brings together trustworthy information and resources to support you and your family during these difficult times.
Safespace is now open every evening to ensure that people over the age of 18 have access to support, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. Safespace is now available every evening from 6.30 – 10.30pm. The last call taken will be at 10pm.
Call 01422 345154 or contact by Facebook (Safespace Calderdale) or email email@example.com. Calls are being diverted to staff on duty. They will take some brief details and arrange a call back for you at an agreed time.
There are lots of messages, advice, opinions and predictions around. Some of it’s pretty drastic, and not all of it agrees – and the uncertainty, in itself, can feel very stressful. Mental Health at Work isn’t here to add to your pressures as an employer by telling you what to do. Instead, at a time when things are moving and changing fast, we just want to make sure you’ve got some useful and practical information when you need it.
At XenZone the creators of Kooth – the country’s biggest digital mental health community – we want to help spread your ideas and thoughts about keeping happy during these unprecedented times. Share your stories and tips with us using the links below or read on how others are coping with the world-wide isolation.
Whilst the world deals with the impact of COVID-19, people are remote-working under enforced situations, we’ve gathered our insights on how best to look after your mental health whilst under these challenging circumstances.
There have been big changes in our lives because of coronavirus, so we’ve created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation. The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a new type of illness. There are now a number of people in the UK who have got it and it is spread easily. Because of this, Mencap has created some easy read information about Coronavirus for you to use.
The British Psychological Society have put together some useful tips, advice and links to articles that you might find helpful in dealing with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
This Easy Read document is based on the ‘Advice on coronavirus for places of education’ from Public Health England.
You might be wondering how coronavirus (COVID-19) could affect your sex life, relationships and sexual health. This link will take you to a short guide you will find advice, facts and top tips to keep you, your loved ones and your community safe.