COVID19/Coronavirus guidance is that we all stay at home and social distance as much as possible. Whilst being able to spend quality time with those in our household, it may also mean that tensions come to the surface.
Here are some organisations that might be able to provide support to you and your family:
Relate have some advice and guidance on their website about how to keep relationships within your household healthy during COVID-19/Coronavirus. Click here for more details.
Family Matters is a charitable organisation which offers families a supported space to talk about their concerns and find a way to move forward together. Families can self refer to the family therapy sessions by completing the form. The service is free for families and is run locally from their building in Stoke Village.
Women’s Aid have some helpful advice and can offer support to women and children who are worried about or are living with domestic abuse particularly during COVID-19/Coronavirus.
There is a 24 hour helpline for anyone who is worried about or experiencing domestic abuse run by Refuge.
Urgent Children and Young People’s Mental Health Support
The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Plymouth has a telephone advice line open 24/7 for those who are worried about a child or young person experiencing emotional or psychological distress. Please see the details below from the CAMHS Team:
Is your child or the child you are caring for experiencing anxiety, worry or stress?
Are they experiencing psychological or emotional distress?
Do you need to talk to someone who can offer support and advice?
This service is open to Children, Young People, Parents, Carers and Professionals.
The Urgent Mental Health Support Telephone line is open now 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on 01752 435122 for advice and support.