Covid-19 Resources

Supports for students and families during school closure  

Free engaging resources professionally designed with step by step instructions and tips on how to adapt for individual needs

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home  Once you click on this link all of the options below are available to you and much more:

  • Virtual tours of historical sites, museums, aquarium’s, zoo;s
  • Online learning & Videos
  • Geography, History and Nature
  • Music, Art & Culture, Literature using online learning, free e-books and audio books
  • Learning New skills: online tutorials
  • Podcasts, musical shows and Movies, National Theatre streaming shows,
  • Jamie Oliver TV Programme, Keep Cooking & Carry On
  • Board Games online
  • Fun online activities

Computing/I.T

Movement and exercise

Music

Anxiety, Mental Health/ Loneliness

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Mental Health : Useful websites

www.mentalhealthireland.ie A complete guide to mental health problems, topical issues and    treatment options
www.yourmentalhealth.ie   Information on common problems and has an online wellbeing workshop and county-by-county support search.  
www.jigsaw.ie A free community based mental service for 12.25 year olds, offering 1-1 support for young people dealing with difficulties
www.barnardos.ie Offers advice to young people coping with the ups and downs of teenage years.
www.aware.ie   Information on depression and bipolar disorder  Freephone 1890303302
www.grow.ie For people who suffer, or have suffered, form a mental health problem
www.pieta.ie Helpful advice for everyone on suicide, suicidal thoughts and self-harming   helpful advice for everyone on
www.samaritans.ie Information on the listening services they provide for anyone in distress
www.bodywhys.ie Excellent support for people with all types of eating disorders
www.teenline.ie A helpline aimed at young people aged 13-19 Freephone 1800833634
www.parentline.ie Parentline is a free, National, confidential helpline that offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent and any parenting issues. Sometimes all parents need is a friendly, listening ear. You are not on your own. Parentline volunteers are extensively trained in listening and counselling skills. Open from Monday to Thursday 10am to 9pm and Fridays 10am to 4pm Freephone: 1890927277 or     01-8733500
www.alcholicsannonmyous.ie Al-Anon offers understanding and support for families and friends o­f problem drinkers in an anonymous environment, whether the alcoholic is still drinking or not. Clare Area Phone Service: 085-1841103
Al-a-Teen Alateen is part of the Al-Anon fellowship and is for young people, aged 12 – 17 inclusive, who are affected by a problem drinker. Confidential Help line: 01-8732699 10.00am-10.00pm
Childline 24 hour helpline and 24 hour service offering advice and support to children and young people under the 18 years of age. Freephone: 1800666666

School Closures Resources

Resources, information, and activities for families to support Home Learning

Support, advice and resources for families of children with speech, language and communication needs. Special education needs and disabilities

Mindfullness 

The Calm App: Provides lots of options for mindfulness and meditation

Mind Yeti App: More mindfulness options

Meditate for free with Deepak Chopra & Oprah Winfrey