It is important to take some time for reflection during this period of uncertainty. Please have a look at these well-being resources and complete any of the activities that appeal to you.
Activities and support from Youth Work Support, including activities on controlling anger and calming down.
Information from the Live Well Campaign on how to cope with and resolve family arguments and build strong relationships. There also links to external websites and helplines that can support parents at this time.
The Live Well Campaign website has mental health support links for young people as well as Essex-specific services that parents and children can access.
Resources for older children (10-16) to talk about challenging issues such as puberty, cyberbullying and transition to secondary school amongst others.
Safe and reliable advice about young people's mental health, created by experts and parents from the charity MindEd.
Self-care ideas from the Anna Freud Centre to maintain good wellbeing in young people and adults. There is also lots of advice for parents around maintaining good mental health during this time.
Headspace is a global leader in mindfulness and meditation. They provide unique tools and resources to mindfulness rooted in authentic expertise dating back 2,000 years. They offer inspiration, guidance, and support to living a mindful life in the pursuit of improving the health and happiness of the world.
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