Parent/Carer Mental Health

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is having an impact on everyone’s daily lives. We have included some links to information below that you may find helpful.

The First Response 24/7 freephone line is for people in Norfolk and Suffolk and is for anyone who feels their mental health is being adversely affected and need help. It is staffed by mental health professionals from NSFT, to provide reassurance, self-help advice, support and signposting. 

BBC Bitesize Support for Parents/Carers, five ways to manage your wellbeing during lockdown.

DfE Support for Parents/Carers – Guidance on the mental health and wellbeing aspects of coronavirus (COVID-19)

DfE Parent Guide – Looking after your feelings and your body.

Free online NHS adult psychological therapies

Anna Freud – self care for parents and carers

Public Health England advice for parents and carers on looking after the mental health and wellbeing of children or young people during the Covid-19 outbreak.

Online wellbeing resources for home education – a list of mental wellbeing resources designed to provide guidance on how to support the wellbeing of children and young people being educated remotely.

Anna Freud: top tips to help families work together and support one another during the coronavirus outbreak.

Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond hub: information for parents and carers to help with some of the challenges the pandemic has presented.

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