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Coronavirus: Youth Info

Hi everyone, hope you are keeping well, taking care and staying safe. During these challenging and strange times, here are some useful links to sites that offer information, support and some activities.

Remember, there are simple things you can do that will help your mood and keep you and your family and friends mentally and physically active, such as:


Wellbeing Tip

Keep active from home - P.E. with Joe Wickes daily at 9am on his YouTube channel. These 30-minute workouts are suitable for all ages and it's fun! Give it a go. It increases energy, positive mood, self-esteem and helps stress and anxiety.

There's plenty of other options for exercising from home - Join Sport England's movement #StayInWorkOut


Anxious about coronavirus

YoungMinds

YoungMinds

We're here to make sure young minds get the best possible mental health support and have the resilience to overcome life's difficulties.

Website: youngminds.org.uk

Mind

Mind

We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We won't give up until everyone experiencing a mental health problem gets support and respect.

Website: www.mind.org.uk

I Love NHS

NHS

Here for you you; helping to take care of your health and wellbeing.

Website: www.nhs.uk

World Health Organisation

World Health Organisation

WHO works worldwide to promote health, keep the world safe, and serve the vulnerable.

Website: www.who.int


Check your sources. For medical information, only trust information from the NHS, WHO or Gov.UK


Useful links to online support, apps and activities to help manage wellbeing

I Love NHS

NHS mental wellbeing audio guides

Listen to a series of audio guides privately, in your own time to boost your mood

Website: www.nhs.uk

I Love NHS

NHS mental health apps

A range of useful information, apps and games.

Website: www.nhs.uk

Kooth

Kooth

Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Website: about.kooth.com

The Mix

The Mix

The Mix is the UK's leading support service for young people. We are here to help you take on any challenge you're facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. Talk to us via online, social or our free, confidential helpline.

Website: www.themix.org.uk

Bristol Mind

Bristol Mind - LOTTY

Learning Partnership West has set up a free confidential text and online support service called LOTTY for young people in Bristol aged between 11 and 25

Website: bristolmind.org.uk

Anna Freud

Anna Freud

We bring together leaders in neuroscience, mental health, social care and education to work together to improve understanding and practice

Website: www.annafreud.org

The Help Hub

The Help Hub

We are a group of qualified therapists who are here to listen and support individuals who find themselves with limited contact due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus.

Website: www.thehelphub.co.uk

Childline

Childline

Childline is yours - a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything.

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Off The Record

Off The Record

Off The Record is a mental health social movement by and for young people aged 11-25 living in Bristol and South Gloucestershire. Getting support couldn't be easier.

Website: www.otrbristol.org.uk

Healthy Young Minds

Healthy Young Minds

A children and adolescent mental health service.

Website: healthyyoungmindspennine.nhs.uk

SAM App

SAM App

Sam is an app to help you understand and manage anxiety.

Website: sam-app.org.uk


Support for families

HappyMaps

HappyMaps

Worried about your child's behaviour or mental health? Not sure what's normal or how to find sensible advice? You've come to the right place!

Website: www.happymaps.co.uk

YoungMinds

YoungMinds

We're leading the fight for a future where all young minds are supported and empowered, whatever the challenges.

Website: youngminds.org.uk

Family Lives

Family Lives

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are a constant part of family life.

Website: www.familylives.org.uk


Some useful apps you may need to give payment details to access free sections

Headspace

Headspace

Mindfulness meditation can positively impact mental and physical health. Whether it's by reducing stress, improving sleep, increasing focus, or improving relationships.

Website: www.headspace.com

Stop, Breathe & Think

Stop, Breathe & Think

Stop, Breathe & Think: Meditation & Mindfulness app.

Website: www.stopbreathethink.com

Calm

Calm

We're the #1 app for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation, with over 50 million downloads and over 700,000 5-star reviews.

Website: www.calm.com

MeeTwo

MeeTwo

MeeTwo is an award winning free fully moderated app for young people, which provides peer support, expert help, inbuilt educational and creative resources as well as in app links to UK charities and helplines.

Website: www.meetwo.co.uk


BSTC Youth Work Projects: email or call 07900 253826