Child In Mind
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The Anna Freud Centre is committed to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of infants, children and their families through the Coronavirus epidemic.Find out more
On My Mind is the Centre's website for young people which includes self-care strategies to help if you're feeling low or anxious and our Urgent Help page with 16 trusted organisations offering support by phone, text or email.Visit On My Mind
The Centre offers a range of advice and guidance to parents and carers about supporting infants, children and young people who may be worried about coronavirus.Find out more
We know that many of you are still working in school every day with reduced staff and increased pressure, whereas some of you are moving to a challenging period of remote working. Whatever your current working patterns, we want to bring education staff together, allowing you all to share your practice, expertise and concerns.Find out more
The Centre continues to support professionals working with infants, children, young people and their families whose services may have been disrupted.Find Out More
Coronavirus is changing the way we work and live. This means we need to find new ways to support children, young people and families.
We will be developing resources throughout this challenging period to support our communities.
The Anna Freud Learning Network brings together the best in practice and the latest in policy. It is a space to share learning and expertise and to collaborate to develop new ways of working.Join the Network
The Centre runs groups to assist parents with managing their child’s difficult or concerning behaviour, to provide strategies for helping their child understand and manage their emotions, and to improve the quality of the parent-child relationship..
Schools in Mind is a free network for school staff and allied professionals which shares academic and clinical expertise regarding the wellbeing and mental health issues that affect schools. The network provides a trusted source of up-to-date and accessible information and resources that school leaders, teachers and support staff can use to support the mental health and wellbeing of the children and young people in their care.Join the network
The Centre is taking action to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Our physical sites are now closed but we are still at work, with all staff working remotely. Find out more about our training and services and our support for children, young people, their families, and schools and colleges.Contact Us