This page has been created to signpost free services available to young people during this stressful time.
COVID-19 has changed all our lives, causing disruption to our daily routines. Not going to school, to your usual clubs or activities and being away from friends can make you feel angry, stressed or anxious. Many young people are finding this time difficult.
The following websites have lots of advice and help to keep you safe and well.
Every Mind Matters - Looking after children and young people during the coronavirus outbreak:
Kent Community Health - NHS Foundation Trust
Kent County Council
Services for varies ages : Online youth services - Kent County Council
Services for under fives : Online children's centres - Kent County Council
Kooth.com - Commissioned by the NHS, Local Authorities, charities and businesses to provide anonymous and personalised mental health support for Children and Young People:
Mid Kent Mind - Weekly Youth Wellbeing Cafe for ages 16 -20:
NSPCC - UK's leading children’s charity:
Place2Be - Children’s mental health charity with over 25 years’ experience working with pupils, families and staff in UK schools:
Kent County Council - Reconnect Programme - available to all children, from the age of 2 to 19 years old (or 24 years old if they have special educational needs and/or disabilities).
The Mix - Charity essential support for under 25's
YoungMinds - Charity to improve the emotional health and wellbeing of children and young people in the UK.
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