Selina our Chill Skills tutor has been passing on useful resources for maintaining your Mental Health during the Lockdown.

We have sorted them into various age bands.

Last updated 21/09/2020

Primary age

Fun and engaging activities to occupy parents and children. Activities card delivered to your door every month. Perfect for 3-8 year olds.  Payment is needed.  
An app to help younger children to sleep  
help in providing some structure to your younger children day.  
100 indoor activities and garden games
For Elmo fans, great song to show how ‘belly breaths’ help to calm the monster inside of us.  
Anxiety in Kids: How to Turn it Around and Protect Them For Life


Age 13 to 25 support. The Mix is here to take on the embarrassing problems, weird questions, and please-don’t-make-me-say-it-out-loud thoughts that people under 25 have in order to give them the best support through our digital and phone services.  
Menstrual Cycles & Mental Health


If your family is coping with on-going violence and challenging behaviour from a child with a neurodevelopmental disorder, here’s some basic information as a guide only. Written from a parent’s perspective  
A helpful article for parents with teens.  
Anybody that does yoga or wants to try it.

Any age

Wigan Council’s unhappy place page’re-in-an-unhappy-place.aspx
Breathing exercises.  
Stay safe and be kind. Wigan council advice.  
Try matching your breathing to the swirl picture in the background.  
Free online mindfulness course.
Supporting students with mental health issues, by Hallie Evans
Childrens Society
Coronavirus Covid-19 information and support
rehab4addiction’s Guidance on Coronavirus

Condition Specific Advice

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Resources for the OCD and Related Disorders Community