Advice provided by Psychologist Laverne Antrobus
1. Don’t bottle up your worries – Talk to a trusted adult
2. Find different ways to stay in touch with elderly relatives – either by telephone or video call
3. Get your information from trusted sources – like Doctors, NHS and Newsround
4. Don’t worry about what you cannot control – Do what you can to control the spread of the virus, Wash your hands and follow the advice of Doctors
5. Do things you enjoy and keep yourself busy – you could try reading a book, playing a board game or doing some arts and crafts.
6. If your school has closed and you are at home – Your school can provide you will all the schoolwork and revision materials you need
7. Organise your day – Try to ensure that you have time to study, but also time to relax.
8. Follow the NHS advice about staying in your home – The NHS website advises that you should stay at home to stop coronavirus spreading, but they do say that you can do one form of exercise per day, for example a run, walk or cycle alone (inform parents) or with members of your household.