Mental Health information for children and young people

The Wave Project – The world’s first surf therapy course funded by a government health service, have compiled some great resources to keep children and young people occupied, educated and entertained. Visit www.waveproject.co.uk or a well-being pack can be downloaded here. 

RIO – For young people aged 15-24 who find themselves in need of some support at this time they can contact RIO through gamechanger@realideas.org or visit www.realideas.org/game-changer
For activities for children and families to do together visit www.realideas.org/futuremake

Volunteer Cornwall has information on their website about the support they are currently offering with volunteers around the county, visit https://www.volunteercornwall.org.uk/how-we-help/children-and-young-people/one-vision-community-development-workers

Headstart – Building resilience and mental wellbeing for children and young people, visit www.youngpeoplecornwall.org

Start Now – Created and run by young people, visit www.startnowcornwall.org.uk/

Your Way – Quality services for young people, including live chat on Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-5pm. visit https://your-way.org.uk/coronavirus/

Young People Cornwall – Advice and Emotional Support for Young People on money and benefits, housing and homelessness, work and training and sexual health. Visit www.youngpeoplecornwall.org

Kooth – Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people, visit www.kooth.com/

Home Start – Kernow support and friendship for parents with children under 5 in Cornwall, visit https://homestartkernow.org.uk

Time to Change – Mental Health Support, visit www.time-to-change.org.uk/coronavirus

Positive People and Hopeful Families – For information in Cornwall visit www.facebook.com/BBOCornwall

Further information and support for parents and carers can be found here.