Resources to help talk to children and young people about Coronavirus
Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler created a book for children based on Coronavirus to help aid their worries. The book is aimed at 5 to 9 year olds.
A Southampton intensive care nurse has created a book to help reduce anxiety in children caused by the Coronavirus outbreak. The book for children and aims to give information without fear. This book aims to open up the conversation about coronavirus and some of the things they might be hearing about it and provide truthful information in a reassuring and child friendly manner
A booklet by Liverpool Mental Health Support Teams, and city partners as part of Liverpool’s Whole School Approach to Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Looking after your family’s emotional wellbeing at home
Children’s Commissioner guide that 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
Guides on how to support children during bereavement caused by Coronavirus and bereavement support services
A blog from Harvard health publishing looking at how to talk to teenagers about worries and concerns from Coronavirus
A hub or resources and information about different mental health issues around Coronavirus
TES have collated all their Coronavirus resources, guide to talking to students and news on one page
Place to Be children’s wellbeing charity have provided activities that will help with young people’s wellbeing around coronavirus worries
The Division of Clinical Psychology’s Faculty for Children, Young People and their Families (CYPF) has published tips for talking to children about illness, in light of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
A guide by the Anna Freud Centre to support teachers to have a whole-school or college approach to mental health and wellbeing.
Public Health England have produced a guide with advice to help adults with caring responsibilities look after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people, including those with additional needs and disabilities, during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
10 tips from Young Minds in talking to young people about the Coronavirus epidemic