Resources for young people
We know things may be difficult at the moment. If you find yourself feeling anxious, stressed or overwhelmed there’s support out there for you. Download our leaflet for information about where to look for support Mental health support in Greater Manchester for children and young people
Are you a student struggling with difficult feelings of being in ‘limbo’ and experiencing a sense of loss? There’s a useful PAPYRUS blog to give advice and reassurance for students who might be struggling
42nd Street is an innovative Greater Manchester young people’s mental health charity with 38 years’ experience of providing free and confidential services to young people who are experiencing difficulties with their mental health and emotional wellbeing.
- 42nd Street are continuing to provide support – please visit their website for more information
- 42nd Street have launched their online #HorsfallCreateAndConnect project on their Instagram, Facebook and Twitter if you want to reconnect and do something positive and creative.
Anna Freud national centre for children and families
- Coronavirus #1: Maintaining the lifeline for children receiving treatment. In the first of a new series of blogs, Anna Freud Centre’s Dr Eia Asen explores the impact of #coronavirus on children & young people receiving treatment & how we can support those in need. You can read this blog here
- This children’s mental health charity with over 60 years’ experience of caring for young people and their families has developed resources for young people, parents and carers, schools and colleges. These include frequently asked questions, booklets and their self-care resource has many simple self-care activities which you can do at home. Written by young people to help other young people who are feeling low or anxious they should also be useful to adults.
Creative Care Kit. Keep well with creativity Creative Care Kit Young People
Place2Be is a children’s mental health charity that provides counselling and mental health support and training in UK schools.
- Coronavirus: supporting children who may be especially vulnerable during times of uncertainty
- Coronavirus: Helpful information to answer questions from children
- Coronavirus update: getting in touch with Place2Be
Recovery College Online
- Coping During the Pandemic. This free course has been developed for everyone in response to the recent global pandemic. There is information about how to avoid catching/spreading the virus, what immediate feelings you may have and common reactions, managing your mental health at this time, managing isolation and social distancing, self-care, supporting children and young people and some accessible information.
Rise Above. Rise Above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.
Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
The Proud Trust
During COVID 19 you may feel scared, unsure, depressed, worried about coming out, or if you just want to know a bit more about gender or sexuality. The Proud Trust provide a range of support and resources
- Guidance on questioning gender or sexuality
- Tips for how to come out
- Guidance for what to do if you are feeling stressed/ depressed
- Trans specific information pages
- Keeping safe online
- Coping with uncertainty about school and exams
- How to deal with corona-anxiety
- You can also find a wide range of mental health and wellbeing resources on their website
- Tips for coping with OCD during the coronavirus pandemic
- Coping with an eating disorder during the coronavirus pandemic
- Looking after your mental health while self-isolating
- What to do if you’re anxious about coronavirus
Youth Sport Trust