Coronavirus Support for Children & Young People

If you have children, grandchildren or other young people in your life who are worried about coronavirus, Open Minds Calderdale provides emotional health and wellbeing support that they might find helpful.

The World Health Organisation has produced a simple infographic that details some simple steps that can help children cope with stress during this time.

Young Minds provides ten tips on talking to your child about coronavirus based on questions they have received on their parents’ helpline.

Childline offers information and advice to children and young people aged 19 and under and can be contacted on 0800 1111.

Kooth is an online counselling and emotional health and wellbeing platform for children and young people aged 10-25 years. It is accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop, and it is free to use.

Further Reading

Visit our Mental Health page for more suggestions.
Visit our Entertainment page for things to do.
Visit our Domestic Violence page for support for victims.