This page outlines a few resources which may be helpful in promoting positive mental health, especially during this time of significant change.
HealthiER Minds – East Renfrewshire’s HealthiER Minds document brings together information and advice for parents and carers, designed to support positive mental wellbeing. Please click here to download HealthiER Minds.
Everybody Worries– this is a lovely e-book for children who are worried about the Coronavirus outbreak… it explains that it is perfectly normal to worry, in fact, everyone does it!
Managing anxiety and worry related to Covid-19: The NHS, COSLA, The Royal College of Psychiatrists, Youthlink Scotland and Young Scot have also collaborated to produce advice for helping children, young people and their families manage their anxiety about COVID-19. You can access this document here.
Active Coping Calendar: Action for Happiness have released a calendar for April full of coping and calming strategies.
The following websites may also be helpful:
Mindroom have produced a lovely workbook to help children work through their thoughts, worries and anxieties about returning to school. Here is the link: Mindroom Back to School Workbook