Resources for Children & Young People
A new website has been launched, dedicated to helping children and young people in North Yorkshire find mental health support.
The Go-To – www.thegoto.org.uk – is designed to be a portal or ‘single point of information’ showcasing the mental health support services offered by different agencies in the county.
With the majority of young people currently not in school and many in isolation as a result of the restrictions imposed on movement to deal with the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, health leaders believe online mental health support for young people has never been more important.
Kooth provides online mental health services for children & young people. It is free, safe and anonymous. Click on the image to go straight to their website.
YoungMinds support children & young people and their parents & carers with their mental health and wellbeing. They have specific advice on managing self-isolation and anxiety about coronavirus.
Offers free, confidential advice and support for any child 18 years or under, whatever the worry. Call 0800 1111
They have free online courses available, including 'Coping During the Pandemic' with a version specifically for children aged 7-12 and another version aimed at teens.
ICON offer advice and support for parents coping with a crying baby.