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    Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

    Here are a number of websites to support you to manage you or your child's mental health and wellbeing:


    This article explores how to protect your own mental health during the coronavirus outbreak:


    This video provides guidance to parents and carers about how they can help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during any disruption caused by the Coronavirus:


    Free webinars from AC Education - including positive parenting techniques, conflict under lockdown, and understanding and calming anxiety:                                          


    Newsround video (for children) – Advice if you're worried about the coronavirus:


    Newsround video (for children) - How to cope when you can’t go to school because of the coronavirus:



    SHOUT - text ‘Shout’ to 85258 for 24/7 crisis text support

    Childline - under 19s can call 0800 1111 for free, confidential support


    Useful documents

    Here are some flyers for services specifically available in Bedford Borough, and other useful documents:

    1. Bedfordshire 0-19 Team
    2. ChatHealth
    3. Dave-the-dog-is-worried-about-coronavirus book for children
    4. Managing Stress and Self-Care
    5. Mental Health Advice COVID 19
    6. Mental Health and Emotional Well-being Early Help Services
    7. Non screen activities
    8. Parent Advice sheet - COVID
    9. Parentline
    10. Playing-actively-in-and-around-the-home
    11. Supporting home learning routines - Planning the day
    12. Understanding COVID