Guidance for young people

Guidance and resources for young people in relation to how to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak.

Young Scot Information Hub

Young Scot has put together a COVID-19 resource for people, packed with the latest updates, advice on how to prevent the spread of the virus and how to deal with anxiety in relation to the outbreak.

Click here to visit the hub.

 

Q&A with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Young Scot hosted a 30 minute Q&A with First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and National Clinical Director for Scotland Jason Leitch. The Q&A session was streamed on YouTube and addressed concerns submitted by young people from across Scotland.

Click here to watch the Q&A.

 

Young Minds

Young Minds is a UK-based charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. Their website has a number of resources to help young people cope with anxieties and concerns around COVID-19.

Find out more.

 

Mind Yer Time resource

Scottish Youth Parliament has launched a digital resource that helps children and young people learn about the healthy use of screens and social media. The resource includes topics on digital rights, bullying, mental health and wellbeing and body positivity.

Find out more.

 

Who Cares? Scotland Statement

Who Cares? Scotland has released a statement outlining additional support for the care-experienced community.

Read the statement.

 

Young Carers

Young Scot has launched new digital opportunities for young carers to access more online entitlements to help them stay connected with others during COVID-19.

Find out more.

Carers Trust Scotland has produced an infographic offering advice to young carers during COVID-19, including an offer to link young carers up with local services.

See tweet.

 

Big White Wall

BWW provides safe, anonymous, online support 24/7, with a supportive community, information and self-help resources, and trained professionals online at all times. The service is free to all in Glasgow. Simply visit the website and enter your postcode.

Find out more.

 

UCAS applications

UCAS has released guidance on the status of offers for university places impacted by COVID-19.

Find out more.

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