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

Fife Council - Supporting you over the festive period 2021

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 - Get support through Covid


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 - Advice during Coronavirus


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 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

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:


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 21 December 2021