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COVID-19: Helpful websites and resources

Here are some websites and resources that may be helpful at this time. Please make sure you follow the most up-to-date government guidelines for where you live.


General information

 

Scottish Government - Coronavirus in Scotland
 

Fife Council - Schools and childcare
 

NHS Inform - Latest guidance from NHS Scotland and the Scottish Government

 

NHS Fife and Fife Health & Social Care Partnership - Latest information and advice on the COVID-19 global pandemic and associated service updates

 

Parent Club - Information to help you deal with all aspects of the Coronavirus pandemic 
 

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

 

Looking after your own mental health and wellbeing

 

See our page on Looking after your emotional wellbeing for ways to rest, reduce tension and recharge.

 

Action for Happiness - Taking action to look after your own wellbeing

 

BBC Headroom - tips and tools to help with your mental health
 

Clear Your Head - Things you can do to help clear your head

 

FACE COVID - Video about how to respond effectively

 

Mental Health Foundation - How to look after your mental health during the outbreak

 

Moodcafe - Coronavirus and your wellbeing

 

NHS Inform - Coronavirus (COVID-19): Your mental wellbeing

 

NHS Scotland - Tips on how to cope if you are worried about Coronavirus and in isolation

 

Psychology Tools - Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty

 

SAMH - Coronavirus mental health information hub

 

Thrive Inside - App to help you keep connected and stay calm and healthy

 

World Health Organisation - Coping with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

 

Support for health and social care staff

 

Access Therapies Fife - Wellbeing support for health and social care staff
 

NHS Education for Scotland - Psychosocial mental health and wellbeing support learning site, with information on taking care of yourself, your staff and others

 

PRoMIS: National Wellbeing Hub - Resources for people working in health and social care


Supporting children and young people's mental health and wellbeing

 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Supporting young people's mental health during periods of disruption

 

BEAT - Eating Disorders and Coronavirus

 

CAMHS Grampian - Podcasts to help young people manage stress

 

Children 1st - Talking to children about coronavirus

 

Coronavirus - A book for children (illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler) - updated April 2021
 

COSLA - Advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19

 

Fife CAMHS - Resources for supporting young people with eating disorders (pdf)

 

Fife CAMHS - Return to school (Sway and video)

 

Fife Educational Psychology Service

 

My name is Coronavirus - Booklet to support and reassure children

 

NHS Education for Scotland - Mental health and wellbeing resources for health and social care staff working with young people and families

 

Parent Club - Looking after yourself and your family

 

World Health Organisation - Helping children cope with stress during the coronavirus outbreak

 

YoungMinds - Supporting your child during the coronavirus pandemic


Supporting children and young people with Learning Disabilities and Autism

 

Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health - Podcast on Coronavirus and helping children with autism

 

Autism NI - Anxiety Resource Pack

 

East London NHS Foundation Trust - Video on Supporting neurodiverse children in challenging times such as during self-isolation

 

ENABLE Scotland - Information and easy-read factsheets about COVID-19

 

North Derbyshire CAMHS - Staying at home: Young People with Learning Disabilities and their Carers

 

Scottish Autism - COVID-19 support
 

Sheffield Children’s NHS Trust - Coronavirus resources for families, including children with additional needs

 

Websites for children and young people

 

BBC Own It - Coping with change and uncertainty

 

CBBC Newsround - Coronavirus
 

Childline - Coronavirus: what it is and ways to cope

 

Stem4 - Downloadable coronavirus advice resources for young people and their parents
 

Young Scot

 

YoungMinds - Coronavirus and mental health
Includes support for dealing with anxiety, OCD, low mood, self-isolation, eating disorders during the coronavirus pandemic

 

Child protection during COVID-19

 

British Association of Social Workers - Domestic Abuse and Child Welfare
 

Child Protection Scotland - Covid-19 Crisis

 

Fife Council - Child protection
 

NSPCC - Coronavirus (COVID-19) and keeping children safe from abuse

 

Scottish Government - Coronavirus (COVID-19): supplementary national child protection guidance

 

ThinkUKnow - Advice for children, young people, parents, carers and professionals about staying safe online

 

Other support

 

A list of other sources of support for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people in Fife is available on the NHS Fife website:  www.nhsfife.org/camhs-choosingtherightsupport

 

We have put together a page of links to support you while you're at home, including resources for home learning.

 

See our A-Z of topics for more support with children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing, including bereavement support.

 

 

 

Updated 30 June 2021