Well Being at Corpus Christi

We are all adjusting to a new, rather strange way of life during these unprecedented circumstances and, sometimes we might feel overwhelmed by what is happening.

 

Please find a number of links and resources to help support your child during the Coronavirus outbreak.  

Official guidance and advice from the Government and the Local Authority

Talking to your children about Covid-19

How to tell children and young people that someone is seriously ill

https://www.winstonswish.org/telling-children-young-people-serious-illness/

Useful videos and child-friendly information from BBC Newsround

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround#more-stories-2

Anna Freud - National Centre for Children and Families

Supporting young people's mental health during periods of disruption

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/anna-freud-learning-network/coronavirus/

Sophie's Stories 

A therapeutic story for anxious children

https://www.sophiesstories.co.uk/stay-home-superheroes

Calming Activities, Mindfulness, Breathing, Yoga Videos and More...

ELSA Support - this website has many free resources which can be downloaded

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/category/free-resources/coronavirus-support/

Cosmic Kids - yoga and meditation for children

https://www.cosmickids.com/

Telephone Helplines

 

Childline - Call 0800 1111 

Comforts, advises and protects children 24 hours a day and offers free confidential counselling.

https://www.childline.org.uk/

NSPCC Helpline - Call 0808 800 5000 or email help@nspcc.org.uk

If you're worried about a child, even if you're unsure, contact our professional counsellors for help, advice and support.

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

Samaritans - Call 116 123 

If you need to talk to someone, the Samaritans can help- they offer emotional support and a listening ear 25 hours a day, 365 days a year. This is a freephone number that can even be called from a mobile that has no credit. Your call will not appear on the phone bill.

https://www.samaritans.org/how-we-can-help/support-and-information/if-youre-having-difficult-time/if-youre-worried-about-your-mental-health-during-coronavirus-outbreak/

National Domestic Abuse Helpline - Call 0808 2000 247

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

 

Saying Goodbye Project - Call 020 8547 1552

Supporting children and young people through bereavement

https://sayinggoodbye.org.uk/

 

Winston's Wish - Call 08088 020 021

Giving hope to grieving children

https://www.winstonswish.org/coronavirus/