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Children and Young People

Resources


General

 

 

 

  • Young Minds Charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

 

 

 

Coping with Chronic illness

 

For children

 

 

 

 

 


For families

 

  • The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry has facts for families information  sheets which include chronic illness, grief, Children and AIDS, obesity, Teen pregnancy

 

  • Contact a Family provides information and support for families of children with a variety of conditions  

 

  • SIBs supports brothers and sisters of disabled children and adults 

 

  • Starlight supports seriously ill or terminally ill children 

 

Respiratory

For clinicians

For children

 


 

For older children and familes

 

 

For families

 

Useful information on cystic fibrosis can be found in the following site:

 

 

Epilepsy

 

 

For children,  families and clinicians

 


 

Diabetes

For children and families

 

 

 

 

Eating Disorders

  • b-eat provides resources for young people, families and professionals on all aspects of eating problems.

 

 

Medically unexplained symptoms

For parents and teachers

 

 

 

Cancer

For Children

 

 


 

For children and families

 

 

 

For professionals

 

 

 

 

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