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Useful websites

There are a variety of websites that families may choose to access for general support for regarding children’s mental health and wellbeing. 


The government have provided a document, ‘Guidance for parents and carers on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic’ (which can be accessed at:


This site includes information about how children and young people of different ages may react to the pandemic, which families may find useful and reassuring.


Alternative websites include:

In addition, parents/carers may find the following tips useful.  Each tip is shared by a celebrity, focusing on different aspects of family life:


Tip 1: Keeping positive and motivated (narrated by Olivia Colman)


Tip 2: Making sure everyone knows what’s expected of them (narrated by Sharon Horgan)  


Tip 3: Building your child’s self-confidence and trust in you (narrated by Danny Dyer)


Tip 4: Getting your child to follow instructions (narrated by Rob Brydon)


Tip 5: Promoting good behavior (narrated by Jessica Ennis-Hill)


Tip 6: How to limit conflict (narrated by Holly Willoughby) 


Tip 7: Keeping calm when your kids act up (narrated by Romesh Ranganathan)


Tip 8: Using sanctions carefully (narrated by Shappi Khorsandi)