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If you're looking for help and advice, try some of these resources that we've put together.

The Centre for Parent and Child Support are part of our National and Specialist CAMHS services. The team run parenting courses for families experiencing difficulties, and regularly post helpful advice via their social media channels.

You can follow them online by using the links below: - COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people

NHS Change 4 Life - Indoor activities for children

Activity Village - educational resources, puzzles, and worksheets, children

Cosmic Kids - online yoga and relaxation for all the family

Children's Commissioner - Resources for parents during the pandemic

Home Start - Support for families during the pandemic
National Autistic Society - Talking to children about coronavirus

Mencap - Information on the coronavirus

Amaze - FAQs around coronavirus for children with additional needs
NHS - Talk to your GP or call 111
If you need urgent help and think that you are at risk of harm to yourself, please attend A&E or call 999.

Samaritans - 116 123 or email
24 hour confidential emotional support for people experiencing distress.

Shout - Text ‘SHOUT’ to 85258
24 hour text service for anyone in crisis, or struggling to cope.

NSPCC helpline - 0808 800 5000
A free advice line for parents or anyone else concerned about a child. Available Monday to Friday 8am – 10pm or 9am – 6pm at the weekends.

YoungMinds parents helpline - 0808 802 5544
A free advice line for parents and carers worried about a child or young person under 25. Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm – available in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Gingerbread - 0808 802 0925
A helpline for single parents run by the UK's leading national charity working to help lone parents. Advice is also available on the Gingerbread website.