The following are some useful activities, videos and resources for children and young people.
The majority of these resources have not been created specifically by us, but are available freely on the internet and may be useful to you.
You may be asked to complete some of these activities (such as a sleep diary) to bring with you to your appointment.
Videos and Audios
|CAMHS Resources has provided a collection of useful videos for children, young people and parents on a variety of topics. This can be accessed here.|
|The NHS has developed some moodzone audio guides regarding stress, anxiety and depression. These can be accessed here.|
Apps (all free)
|Calm Harm – An app to help young people overcome the urge to self-harm.|
|Chill Panda – An app to help anxiety and worry using breathing techniques and activities.|
|Combined Minds – An app to help support children, young people and their families with mental health.|
|Happify – An app with the latest scientific advice on overcoming stress and leading a happy life.|
|Headspace – An app to help with everyday mindfulness and meditation to help ease stress and anxiety.|
|MeeTwo – An app for teenagers to discuss aspects of their life that are worrying them in a safe and secure forum.|
|MoodKit – An app that uses CBT to help stress and anxiety.|
|SafeSpot – An app that promotes coping strategies and resources for young people coping with difficult situations.|
|WorriNots – An app for children to help with worries and anxiety.|
|The Worry Tree – to help record and manage your worries.|
|CAMHS Resources have come up with some useful downloads that may be helpful. These can be found here.|