This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can support themselves and their children during any disruption caused by the coronavirus.

Managing Mental Health


The outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) has led to feelings of uncertainty. The disruption and social isolation it is causing might have an impact on people’s mental health and wellbeing.

Helpful information to answer children questions about coronavirus - Place2Be

Talking to your child about the coronavirus - YoungMinds

Worries about the world - Childine advice page

This page includes information on what concerns a child might currently have, for example about the coronavirus, and some things to try to address these worries.

Calm zone - Childine

A toolkbox of activities such as breathing exercises, coping videos, yoga videos and games that can help children feel calm in a period of disruption.

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.


Newsround have some helpful videos aimed at children.

Tips for if you're worried about the coronavirus-

How to cope when you can’t go to school because of
the coronavirus -