Here you’ll find answers to some common questions concerning the feelings young people may be experiencing during the coronavirus pandemic.
Select the underlined questions below to see more.
Why young people may feel anxious
Children perceive risk differently and do not always know how worried they should be about events. With changes to schooling, no opportunity to spend time with friends face to face, worries about older relatives and family or friends; children look to their parents for information, reassurance and guidance. Therefore we need to be aware how our own reactions might impact on them as we help them to make sense of what is going on.
Your child’s worries, boredom and excess energy
The following buttons are self-help suggestions for both you and young people
Who can they talk to?
- Youth worker
- Health professional (Counsellor, Nurse)
- Charities and Helplines
Select the underlined topics below to view what resources are available.
Getting more help
If you haven’t already found the help you’re looking for, you can find additional information and services which are more interactive here.