Wellbeing resources

Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind has created lots of self-help tips and tricks to enable you to cope with the current situation.

Self help (1)

Self help (2)
Anxiety help

Middlesbrough Voluntary Development Agency has shared this easy read file about COVID-19 with factual information. 

Huffington Post has offered advice on how to stay mentally well if you are self isolating or social distancing. 

The World Health Organisation (WHO) offers advice around how to cope with stress during this time.

The Centers for Disease and Control (USA) has shared helpful advice to ensure the health of your emotional state during this time. This advice is particularly useful if you are struggling with your mental health at the moment.

Autistic & Unapologetic have explored how support autistic people during the coronavirus pandemic.

Middlesbrough Voluntary Development Agency have helped us develop some crafting ideas to make whilst you're staying inside, as well as other resources.

Caterpillar Craft

Dragon Craft

Stockton and District Advice and Information Service have produced some fact sheets to provide you with the most accurate information possible surrounding employment, debt and benefits.

Fact Sheet- Work and Corona Virus

Fact Sheet- Welfare and Benefits

Fact Sheet- Energy

Fact Sheet- Debt

Here are some exercises you can take part in from your own home- you don't even have to get up out of your chair! 

Colouring Sheets:

We've created some colouring sheets- colour one in, stick it in your window and show your appreciation for our key workers! 

Colouring Sheet 1

Colouring Sheet 2

7 Day Calendar:


For children:

If you have children who are confused or anxious during this uncertain time, the resources below are all designed to be able to explain to children what is going on, and how you, as an adult, can help them feel better.

World Health Organisation

Young Minds

Twinkl is an educational resources website that has announced it will be free for a month. Using the resources on here can distract your child from the current situation, and can enable to keep somewhat of a routine. 

Celebrity Classes

PLEASE NOTE- Each individual organisation is responsible for updating their own information and it is not the responsibility of Step Forward Tees Valley.