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Barnardos has launched a new scheme to help young people affected by the coronavirus crisis. The See, Hear, Respond Partnership will quickly identify and support children, young people and families who are struggling to cope with the impacts of coronavirus. Its aim is to provide early intervention before these children reach the threshold for statutory intervention.

Covid, Anxiety and Stress

Dr Karen Treisman, MBE, is a Highly Specialist Clinical Psychologist who works across the National Health System and children’s services. She has extensive experience in the areas of trauma, parenting, adversity (ACE’s) and attachment. Dr Treisman uses a range of therapeutic approaches with families, systems, and children in or on the edge of care, unaccompanied asylum-seeking young people, and adopted children. She is the author of eleven books, including the bestselling book, "The therapeutic treasure box", and four sets of therapeutic card decks.
Her website features a wide-range of resources and the section on COVID, anxiety and stress is particularly valuable.

About Ollee

Ollee is a digital friend for children aged 8-11 funded by BBC Children in Need's A Million & Me initiative, which aims to make a difference to children's emotional wellbeing. Ollee is created by Parent Zone.

YoungMinds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children. They campaign, research and influence policy and practice.

On My Mind

Mental Health organisation, Anna Freud, have curated a set of resources to 'empower young people to make informed choices about heir mental health and wellbeing'. This area of their website has been co-produced with young people themselves.

The 'On My Mind' section includes a Youth Wellbeing Directory, to help locate local services; 90+ strategies to help when feeling low or anxious, especially when self-isolating; and what to do to help a friend or relative.


School is a big part of life, so it’s important to feel happy there. If you’re scared or anxious about going back to school, there are things you can do to make it better. Use the link below to explore a range of tips to support wellbeing, these can be used for anything not just returning to school.


Place2Be have put together a series of resources focused on community recovery, to help bring schools back together following recent challenging times.


Going back to school can be scary whatever your age, and it can also be an anxious time for parents. Wherever your children live, they might have questions and worries about going back to school during coronavirus (COVID-19). Explore the link below containing advice to help.

Nature and Mental Health

This charity explains the mental health benefits of nature and gives tips and ideas to try. It also provides information on formal ecotherapy programmes, and where to find out more.

Ideas to try in nature | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems

Mental Health Foundation 

Thriving with Nature is a guide for everyone. Making the most of the UK's natural spaces for our mental health and wellbeing.

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021

Thriving With Nature | Mental Health Foundation


See below of ways to explore nature and get closer to wildlife and the outside world. This will support positive wellbeing. 

There are lots of great ideas and resources to help children and families connect with nature, simple activities that can be completed at home or at school such as wild clubs, fun articles and family-friendly reserves and events.

Nature Activities for Kids | Fun & Learning - The RSPB

The Wildlife Trusts

This source can provide you with opportunities to take learning outside, while supporting their wellbeing, mental health, and engagement with school.

Pioneering ‘Nature Friendly Schools’ to boost children’s learning and well-being at a critical time | The Wildlife Trusts 

Outdoor Classroom Day 

Whether you’re looking for outdoor lesson ideas for school, play ideas to do at home, or guidance on making outdoor learning and play part of every day, you’ll find it using the link below. 

Resources for outdoor learning and play — ideas for teachers and parents (

Mentally Healthy Schools 

Following this link you find support linked to outdoor health and wellbeing activities and games. The health and wellbeing booklet helps children reconnect with the natural environment, through 14 activities and games set outdoors.

Outdoor health and wellbeing activities & games : Mentally Healthy Schools

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