Dealing with stress, feeling low, worrying too much, or not sleeping as well? EMM.PNGThere are  lots of things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing, and taking any time you  can for self-care is massively important. Knowing what steps we can take to support our  mental wellbeing can help us feel better, sleep better and have better relationships with  the people around us – and that goes not just for today but for the future too. 

Mental health and self-care for young people

(From nhs.uk, 2021) 

It's fair to say 2020 was not exactly easy, and many of us are feeling uncertain or anxious about the future. But there's loads of things we can all do to look after our mental wellbeing, and taking any time you can for self-care is massively important, especially now.

Knowing what steps we can take to support our mental wellbeing can help us feel better, sleep better and have better relationships with the people around us – and that goes not just for today but for the future too.

Check out our videos for all sorts of tips on exercise, sleep and how to take care of yourself on social media.

You will also find links to help for groups of people who may be finding things particularly tough, or have additional needs, and support with some of the issues you may be facing.

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Coronavirus Support

Sheffield Children's Hospital has gathered together some great resources to help children and young people cope with the information and changes related to the Coronavirus. 

The Children's commission has a guide to help support children through this time and help answer any questions about the coronavirus. 

The Child Mind Institute has some handy hints especially for parents of older children on how to cope during Covid 19.

Support

If you cannot wait to see a doctor and feel unable to cope or keep yourself safe, contact one of the organisations below to get support right away. 

Samaritans- Whatever you're going through, a Samaritan will face it with you. We're here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Papyrus- Are you, or is a young person you know, not coping with life? For confidential suicide prevention advice contact HOPELINEUK. We are open 9am–12am (midnight) every day of the year. 

Bullying

Young Minds- Bullying affects over one million young people every year, and anyone can be bullied. Discover what you can do if you're being bullied here

 

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