The Children and Adult Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Resources website contains lots of helpful resources to help support mental health and well-being at this time.
The site lists a range of resouces including videos, apps, downloads, websites and books.
Check it out at https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/
The Department of Education has collated a range of online resources which are intended to be helpful to families and pupils during the Covid-19 situation.
Visit the website at >>> www.education-ni.gov.uk/articles/support-parents-and-pupils
Information will continue to be updated and expanded on going forward.
Aware-NI have asked us to share the attached guide with parents. It contains lots of useful information and practical advice on how to look after your mental health during these difficult times.
>> Click here to download the Aware-NI guide
Information for parents!
EA’s High Five newsletter is packed with lots of suggestions linked to the five steps of wellbeing – Give, Be Active, Connect, Keep Learning, Take Notice and the Nine Magic Minutes.
Check out https://bit.ly/2KxOKsh
They’d love to hear your feedback, and if you want to share pictures of activities completed from the newsletter or make suggestions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
A primary teacher originally from Larne, but currently working across the water in Yorkshire has penned a story called “How to NOT go to School”.
Mike Forde wrote the story for his class to help them deal with school shutdown and now it’s been shared and read by thousands of families across the world (as well as featuring in the Larne Times
A bit about the book…
Parsley Mimblewood is a home-schooled kid who sees herself as something of an expert on “How to NOT go to School”. The story follows her daily whimsical adventures along with her 11 animals and 7 imaginary friends. Each chapter explores an issue that might be weighing on children’s minds at the moment such as missing friends, dealing with emotions and learning at home.