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Working Towards Wellbeing: Trauma, Self-Care and Caring for OthersWe have created a suite of mini-courses aimed at promoting mental health and wellbeing in …

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Working Towards Wellbeing: The Resilient WorkplaceWe have created a suite of mini-courses aimed at promoting mental health and wellbeing in …

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Working Towards Wellbeing: Leadership, Followership and Mental HealthWe have created a suite of mini-courses aimed at promoting mental health and wellbeing in …

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Working Towards Wellbeing: Maintaining Hope in Uncertain TimesWe have created a suite of mini-courses aimed at promoting mental health and wellbeing in …

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Leading across the social care system during Covid-19: Sharon AllenThe King’s Fund speak to Sharon Allen, Chief Executive at Arthur Rank Hospice Charity about …

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Creating space for empathy, compassion and learningAn article from the King’s Fund about a different style of leadership which focuses on …

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Looking after colleagues during the COVID-19 crisis: Michael WestThe King’s Fund speak to Michael West, Visiting Fellow, about why compassion is key to …

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Developing resilience: an evidence-based guide for practitionersA leaflet providing information on what on how we might develop resilience in the face …

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Deal with worryA team-building activity to help build effective problem-solving skills, to reduce stress that worrying can …

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Reacting to changeA team-building activity to support the development of awareness about how we react to change. …

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Identify your valuesA team-building activity about articulating core values to identify goals and understand the behaviours of …

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Identifying your interaction styleAn exercise for individuals to think about their ‘default’ interaction style when placed in stressful …

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Examining emotionally-driven decision makingA team-building activity about examining emotionally-driven decision-making in highly stressful or ambiguous situations, and whether …

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Expressing Anger ConstructivelyA team-building activity about managing anger in the workplace, and how we might express anger …

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Introduction to mentally healthy workplacesA guide by Mind on creating mentally healthy workplaces, offering top tips for how this …

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Mental Health at Work Commitment guide for employers during coronavirusA guide by Mind to support organisations to tailor existing workplace interventions to support the …

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Mental wellbeing in the workplaceA poster by NHS Employers depicting some statistics about mental wellbeing in the workplace, and …

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NHS Practitioner Health: Events CalendarA calendar of upcoming wellbeing events, including webinars, meetings, podcasts and more. All events are …

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Carers TrustSupport for carers to find carer support and replacement care services near you.

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ShoutShout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for …

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Mind InfolineThe Infoline gives information on types of mental health problems, where to get help, drug …

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Cruse Bereavement CareCruse offers telephone, email and website support. They have a Freephone national helpline and local …

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Women’s AidWomen’s Aid Live Chat is open from Monday to Friday 10:00am – 4:00pm, and on …

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National Bereavement ServiceFree helpline 0800 0246 121 connecting people to straightforward information and guidance about all aspects …

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Samaritans Keyworker HelplineHelpline: 0300 131 7000The Samaritans are offering a dedicated NHS keyworker helpline to provide confidential, …

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Refuge: National Domestic Abuse HelplineHelpline for female victims of DV – Telephone: 0808 2000 247

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Mental Health at WorkResources and toolkits to support positive mental health at work.

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Anxiety UKWorks to relieve and support those living with anxiety disorders by providing information, support and …

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RelateProviding highly trained counsellors to support relationships via telephone and webcam counselling, and WebChat services. 

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Switchboard LGBT+ HelplineA safe space offering resources, online support and referral services for anyone to discuss anything, …

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YoungMindsInformation and advice for anyone with concerns about the mental health of child or young …

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PANDAS FoundationPANDAS Foundation vision is to support every individual with pre (antenatal), postnatal depression or postnatal …

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BACP Find a Therapist DirectoryFind out more about counselling services in your area via the British Association for Counselling …

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Centre for Mental HealthSupporting those with mental health issues due to dicrimination, exclusion, poverty and racism: a call …

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TogetherSupporting people with mental health issues through mental health services.

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Mental Health Foundation“Prevention is at the heart of what we do. Our vision is good mental health …

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Shift Work in HealthcareA poster by NHS Employers depicting some statistics about the impact of shift work in …

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Beat Eating DisordersBeat provides Helplines for adults and young people offering support and information about eating disorders. …

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Tips for reducing stress during the COVID-19 pandemicThe COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic has the potential to increase stress and anxiety, both because of …

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Collaboration and compassionate leadershipProfessor Michael West explores the links between compassionate leadership and innovation and discusses how we …

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Staff wellbeing during COVID19: A structured approach for healthcare teamsWhat can staff and their teams do for themselves and each other? Resource for healthcare …

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Staff wellbeing during COVID19: A structured approach for healthcare organisationsResource for healthcare organisations about how to support healthcare workers within a structure of graded …

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Optimising staff preparedness, wellbeing, and functioning during the COVID-19 pandemic responseThe needs of your team are likely to change as we move through the different …

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Leading through the pandemic webinarWebinar for those in a leadership position in healthcare, providing information about managing in the …

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Coping with Anxiety TechniquesThis video provides information about anxiety and some practical techniques to support your wellbeing.

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Coping Well During Covid webinar – Managing Financial AnxietyThis webinar provides with some really practical advice to support you with your financial concerns …

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Coping Well During COVID: BAME Wellbeing with David TruswellThis webinar considers the challenges Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities face and some techniques …

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Working From Home StretchesA video showing simple stretching exercises that are ideal for doing during comfort breaks away …

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Supporting a healthy immune systemA video on how to support your immune system and good health during the pandemic

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DBT Distress tolerance: Mindfulness of thoughtsDr Paul Boyden (Senior Clinical Psychologist) talks about how we can be mindful of our …

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Sleeping through a crisis (COVID-19)This webinar leads you through a guide on how to manage your sleep at this …

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Coping with stress associated with COVID19: Advice to hospital staffA video from the team at the NHS Traumatic Stress Clinic in London, the UCL …

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Tips on managing low moodThe current challenges brought about by COVID-19 for people all around the globe have caused …

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Alcoholism and problem drinkingA webpage detailing the four levels of alcohol drinking: social, heavy, problem and dependent and …

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34 Coping Statements for Dealing with AnxietyA video sharing 34 simple coping statements for dealing with anxiety.

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Diaphragmatic Breathing TechniqueBelly breathing is a very quick and easy way of managing stress and anxiety. Watch …

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Leaders; looking after yourselfA guide for leaders looking to lead compassionately and inclusively through COVID-19, and paying attention to …

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Relaxation breathing techniqueThis film guides you through a simple breathing technique. This short film has been produced …

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Bitesize LearningA collection of short courses and guides developed by experts and open to anyone working …

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10 minute Pause SpacesA guide by NHS People on creating and using a pause space; an essential ‘pop-up’ …

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Mindful Breathing ExerciseTake a deep breath in and a long exhale out – feels good, doesn’t it? …

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Compassionate Leadership in CrisisA guide by NHS People for leaders and managers, aiming to support teams withstanding and …

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54321 Calming and Grounding Technique for Anxiety and Panic AttacksA video guiding you through the 54321 grounding technique which can help people experiencing panic …

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The Butterfly Hug: A simple grounding techniqueThe Butterfly Hug is a form of bilateral stimulation that can be used as a …

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Staying at home and abusive relationshipsGuidance and support telephone helplines for people in abusive relationships. Translated into multiple languages. Resource …

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Finance, housing and unemployment worries during the coronavirus pandemicPractical guidance and tools to support challenges relating to finance, job security, and housing responsibilities. …

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Celebrating festivals and occasions during the COVID-19 restrictionsGuidance on how to celebrate festivals and occasions during the pandemic, including further help and …

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My wellbeing planCreate your wellbeing plan using this helpful activity sheet. Resource from Wellbeing and Coping.

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Keyworker support packA guide on how to protect and boost your wellbeing during coronavirus, including coping with …

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Wellbeing toolkit: Active at homeA factsheet providing bodyweight exercises, 5 minute workouts and further resources to keep active at …

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Wellbeing toolkit: Switching offA factsheet looking at ways to protect the boundaries between work and home, relax and …

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Wellbeing toolkit: Immunity boostersA factsheet looking at six different aspects of a healthy lifestyle that can help boost …

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How to support mental health at workA guide providing information on how to manage your own mental health at work, how …

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A guide to becoming a carer-friendly workplacePractical guidance to help employers create a carer-friendly workplace, including recommendations, takeaways and links to …

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Managing and supporting employees experiencing domestic abuse: A guide for employersA practical guide to help employers navigate personal conversations and take steps to ensure staff …

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Beat the winter bluesQuick tips for HR and leadership teams to support your workforce through this difficult season, …

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Leading teams virtuallyPractical guidance on how to lead teams virtually and how to recreate the connections, trust …

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Maintaining motivation in uncertain timesA resource on William Bridges’ model of psychological transitions provides one way to understand what it …

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Leading in a crisis starts with acknowledging your own feelingsA resource about the differing feeling states experienced by leaders throughout the COVID-19 crisis and …

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Tips for coping with the emotional fallout from the COVID-19 pandemicTips for nurses coping with the emotional fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic from Nursing Standard.

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The top ten messages for supporting staff during the COVID-19 pandemicAn article summarising the ten core messages for clinical and general managers within healthcare to …

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Psychologists produce advice for key workers and their childrenA set of resources for key workers and their children produced by the British Psychological …

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Keeping a Gratitude JournalKeeping a gratitude journal is a way to pay attention to the things that we …

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Coping with Nightmares and Sleep during Covid-19Practical guidance for coping with nightmares and sleep during Covid-19 from the Traumatic Stress Clinic, …

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Using Grounding Techniques during Covid-19Practical guidance for using grounding techniques during Covid-19 from the Traumatic Stress Clinic, Camden and …

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Coping with Anger and Irritability during Covid-19Practical guidance for coping with anger and irritability during Covid-19 from the Traumatic Stress Clinic, …

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Organisational Wellbeing During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Guidance DocumentGuidance about how to support organisational wellbeing during the pandemic from the Royal College of …

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Psychological resilience through the pandemicDr Kate Castle provides evidence-based, self-help information and tips for individuals and family units for …

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Connecting students and NHS staffNational Health Supporters is a directory for known networks of students across the country assisting …

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Supportive healthcare environments: Caring for doctors, caring for patientsHow to transform UK healthcare environments to support doctors and medical students to care for …

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Self Care Tree For Healthcare StaffAn info graphic of a self care tree for healthcare staff setting out different ways …

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More Yoga: Free for NHS StaffMore Yoga are offering free online membership to NHS workers to support their mental and …

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Coping with the Coronavirus: BereavementAn Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust created leaflet for people who have lost a loved-one, …

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Coping with the Coronavirus: DepressionAn Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust created leaflet that focuses on depression during the pandemic. …

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Coping with the Coronavirus: FatigueAn Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust created leaflet that focuses on fatigue during the pandemic. …

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Coping with the Coronavirus: Recovering from TraumaOxford Health NHS Foundation Trust have created a leaflet that focuses on information about how …

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Guidance for planners of the psychosocial response to stress experienced by hospital staff associated with COVID: Early InterventionsThe COVID Trauma Response Working Group have developed guidance to inform planners, managers and team …

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Leading through Covid-19: supporting health and care leaders in unprecedented timesThis King’s Fund webpage provides support to health and care leaders in the NHS, social …

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The Trauma Group: Resources for staff and servicesThe Trauma Group website has a number of trauma-informed and evidence-based resources for staff and …

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Supporting children and young people with worries about COVID-19Emerging Minds provide guidance for parents and carers and professionals working with children and young …

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Advice for sustaining staff wellbeing in critical care during and beyond COVID-19The Intensive Care Society provide advice for critical care staff on how to sustain wellbeing …

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Stress, Coping and Resilience guidance for healthcare workersAn infographic developed by NHS Scotland on the stress that healthcare workers may face and …

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How to have difficult conversations about dyingThis document by NHS Scotland supports clinicians to reflect on how to have difficult conversations …

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Talking to People about Dying during the PandemicDuring the COVID-19 pandemic we are faced with a potentially life threatening situation to some …

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COVID-19: Why compassionate leadership matters in a crisisThe King’s Fund discuss the importance of compassionate leadership in those who lead health and …

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Daylight App: Free for NHS StaffDaylight is a smartphone-based app that provides help to people experiencing symptoms of worry and …

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Sleepio App: Free for NHS StaffSleepio is a clinically-evidenced sleep improvement programme that is fully automated and highly personalised, using …

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Unmind App: Free for NHS StaffUnmind is a mental health platform that empowers staff to proactively improve their mental wellbeing. …

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Covid Calm: Stress Management for healthcare professionalsCovid Calm provide multiple short stress management sessions throughout the day for healthcare professionals globally, …

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E-learning for Healthcare Workers about Coronavirus (COVID-19)This programme contains e-learning courses for healthcare professionals working in acute, community, primary and critical …

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Compassionate Mind: Wellbeing support for healthcare workersA video from Paul Gilbert, Clinical Psychologist, talking about compassionate focused work to support the wellbeing …

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Support the Workers: Evidence-based training and support for NHS workersSupport the Workers have developed a rapid evidence-based training and support curriculum for staff providing …

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Managing mental health challenges faced by healthcare workers during COVID-19 pandemicMeasures that healthcare managers can put in place to protect the mental health of healthcare …

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4 Mental Health: Mental Health and Wellbeing ResourcesThis website, co-funded by NHS England, is offering support around wellbeing and coping strategies.

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Arranging a funeral – Coronavirus adviceAge UK provide guidance on arranging and/or attending a funeral during the coronavirus outbreak.

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Sleep Hygiene InformationThe Centre for Clinical Interventions have created a useful guide on sleep hygiene, with a …

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COVID-19: Supporting Bereaved Children and Young PeopleChildhood Bereavement Network provide guidance for adults supporting grieving children and young people during this …

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Public guidance on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)Government guidance providing advice on how to look after your mental health and wellbeing during …

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COVID-19: supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeingGovernment guidance for parents/carers on supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young …

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Young Minds Helplines for parents and young peopleContact the Young Minds Helplines if there are concerns about a young person’s mental health …

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Headspace App: Free for NHS StaffHeadspace have made their mindfulness app free to all NHS clinical and non-clinical staff to …

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Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertaintyPsychology Tools’ guide provides helpful information about worry and anxiety and a range of self-help …

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