MENTAL HEALTH2020-12-11T11:07:58+00:00



Help Wildlife from Home

Help Wildlife at Home Did you know being outside and in nature can help your mental wellbeing? Why not take a leaf (get it?) from The Wildlife Trust's book, and have a go at this of list simple activities you can do to help wildlife - social action in bitesize chunks! From building a bug hotel to creating a garden pond, there are loads of ideas for things you can do yourself to help wildlife. Read More

Advice if you’re upset by the news

Advice if you're upset by the news If you are upset by the news, it's important to know that you are not the only one and it's OK to have those feelings. You can rely on Newsround to tell you the important facts about a story - but some things you hear might be scary or make you feel worried. This section gives you some tips about what to do if you are feeling sad about what you've seen, heard or read. Read More

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Help if you’re worried about Coronavirus

Help if you're worried about Coronavirus There’s a lot of information about Coronavirus in the news. Find out what it is and what to do if you’re worried. COVID-19 is a new type of virus that’s been affecting some people across the world. It’s sometimes called coronavirus, and it can affect people's lungs and airways, but it seems like it has less effect on children and young people. Read More

Student minds – Coronavirus resources

Student minds - Coronavirus resources We understand that the outbreak of Covid-19 can create worry and distress for people in the university community. ​At Student Minds we are here to support you, explore our resource hub filled with guidance to help during these challenging times. ​ ​​As the situation develops and new information becomes available we will do our best to keep this page updated. Read More

Unicef: A guide for children and young people

Unicef: A guide for children and young people At Unicef we know that being able to find information about Coronavirus is really important for children and young people. We’ve worked with our Youth Advisory Board to create this page to make it easy for children and young people in the UK to find what they need. Events are changing fast. We will try and keep this page updated as often as we can, with new resources and new opportunities. Read More

Government advice for young people’s mental health and wellbeing

Government advice for young people's mental health and wellbeing Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read More

Stay motivated, active, and connected

Stay motivated, active, and connected We understand that this time of uncertainty and social distancing can be concerning for young people and youth organisations alike. So we have pulled together a variety of resources to help keep you positive, motivated and inspired. These include resources for planning your work, methods to stay motivated and positive mental health, activity ideas to do at home, and opportunities to stay connected during this time. Read More

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating

Looking after your mental health while self-isolating If you are self-isolating or social distancing because of coronavirus (COVID-19), it is important to look after your mental health. Here are some tips that may help. Social distancing and self-isolation can be really hard to deal with. It’s normal to feel anxious, frustrated or bored, and if you’re worried about the effect it will have on your mental health, you are not alone. Here are our tips for looking after your wellbeing during quarantine. Read More

Managing low mood and depression during COVID-19

Managing low mood and depression during COVID-19 In an unprecedented time of upheaval and change, it’s understandable that many young people’s mental health may be particularly vulnerable. On this course, young people, parents, carers, teachers, and other professionals can learn helpful, practical techniques to cope with low mood and depression during the lockdown period and beyond. You’ll examine how to help young people structure their day and improve sleep and diet. You’ll explore how to build positive family communication, and learn tips on how to manage your thoughts and feelings, building long-lasting resilience along the way. Read More

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