Supporting your child with worries and anxieties
Many children and adults experience anxieties, worries and unmanageable emotions, even more so at times of disruption such as unexpected school closures. There are many ways to support your child if they are worried or anxious.
Mindfulness is a strategy that is recommended by many professionals. The following links will provide more information and benefits of Mindfulness. There are many different strategies available, but we do not suggest trying to do too much. Have a read of the different strategies, and choose one or two that will work for you and your family.
Dealing with Worries and Anxieties
NHS Self-help and emotional wellbeing adviceAdvice on how to improve your health and wellbeing.
Place 2 BeWorking hard to ensure support for as many children, young people and families as possible during this unsettling time. Over the coming weeks, sharing of tips, advice, and updates on how to access our services.
Mental Health and CoronaviursAdvice on supporting your mental health at times of disruption.
Worries and AnxietiesWorry and anxiety about coronavirus (aimed at parent supporting themselves & children | Dr Lucy Russell
- Covibook – an interactive resource designed to support and reassure children aged 7 and under to help children explain and draw the emotions that they might be experiencing during the pandemic:
Mindful MonstersFun and engaging activities to occupy you and your children during these challenging times. Mindful Monsters activity cards delivered straight to your door every month. Perfect for 3 to 8 years old
Happy Self A daily journal for children to promote happiness, develop positive habits and nurture enquiring minds