Anxiety & Challenging behaviour

For some children and young people the uncertainty surrounding the current situation with Coronavirus will bring increased levels of anxiety. We hope the Information on this page will help you as a family access Information and support to help you.

You may find it useful to review the information in this section of our website, which provides suggestions which may help you talk to your child about the current situation. There are also links to social stories you can download.

Young Minds provides a wide range of information for parents on how they can support their children to manage their anxiety. You can access the Information here.

The Mental Health Foundation has provided a booklet for parents and carers wanting to know more about anxiety in children and young people which can be accessed here. In addition there is specific advice on supporting your mental health during the Coronavirus outbreak.

The Public Health England website Every Mind Matters can also provide you with a range of information and resources to support your own mental health and that of your family. This includes Information on what anxiety looks like and videos to help you self manage.