At this very worrying time, parents may be feeling anxious about schools and colleges closing. In addition, isolation from the peer group is likely to be difficult for teenagers and parents should be particularly vigilant around those who might be vulnerable to mental health problems.
Here’s Alicia’s advice on supporting your teen:
We hope our tips and advice help you through this challenging time.
You may be interested to know that Alicia is running some Online Talks for Parents and Teens in the coming weeks to help everyone during this very challenging time. You can find details and bookings here.
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In the light of Coronavirus, we are hosting a series of Live Online Talks for parents, giving specific advice to help you through what may be a very challenging few weeks.
There’s so much information on activities for your teen during isolation and here are some suggestions from some of our digging around.
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A large focus of our work is with schools, helping staff support the wellbeing of children so we are delighted to welcome these two new schools.