Children and young people

Everything may seem very strange at the moment and out of the ordinary because of the Coronavirus.

You may be feeling lots of different things and that’s ok. The good news is there are things you can do to take care of how you are feeling.

There are also people you can talk to by phone or online if you need to.

Take care of how you are feeling

Other advice online

How to cope with the new normal
Blog with tips from Psychologist, Liz Gregory on how to cope with the new normal

YoungMinds’ Blog
Lots of blogs to support young people and the way they are feeling because of coronavirus.

Mind Cymru
Information for young people who are worried about coronavirus and want to know how to cope with changes to their lives.

Children’s Commissioner for Wales: Coronavirus – Information Hub for Families and Children
General advice, ideas and activities to keep you busy.

MeeTwo app
Provides a safe and secure space for teenagers to discuss any issue affecting their lives
 

Speak to someone

The C.A.L.L. Helpline
A dedicated mental health helpline for Wales, call 0800 132 737 or text ‘help’ to 81066. 

MEIC
Support for children and young people up to 25 years old open 8am to midnight, 7 days a week. You can contact them for free by phone 080880 23456, text 84001 and instant messaging on their website

Childline
Call for free on 0800 1111 or visit their site to chat online or send an email.

PAPYRUS
Young suicide prevention society. HOPELINEUK 0800 068 4141 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 10pm, and 2pm to 10pm on weekends and bank holidays)