What to do if you are worried about a child

Emotional Health and Wellbeing

It can be difficult for parents and carers to recognise when a child or young person is struggling.  KOOTH have produced a Handy Guide for Parents and Carers to help better understand and be aware of the signs of mental illness.  The guidance can be accessed by clicking the following link: Kooth Parent and Carer Guide

Kooth has produced a frequently asked questions guide which can be accessed by clicking the following link: Kooth FAQs Guide

We are aware that this will be a worrying time for you and for your family, information and advice on how parents and carers can be better informed in relation to a child's mental health during uncertain times such as the coronavirus pandemic can be found below:

The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - published advice and guidance on how to help children and young people in primary, secondary and post-16 settings manage their mental health and well-being during times of disruption to their learning. Click here

The Association for Child Mental Health - This site has a range of helpful and informative Podcasts in relation to children's mental health. Click here.

Berkshire Healthcare Children, Young People and Family Service - CAMHS Mental Health Services

ChildlineWorries about the World

NHS - Taking care of your emotional health 

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