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Practical advice for young people during the lockdown
This youth-friendly guide collects thoughts and tips about how young people may feel during this period and how to deal with it. Also, it gives some ideas on how to make the confinement easier and how to keep good mental health.
Practical advice for youth work professionals during the lockdown
CIDJ increased youth information chat services in France
An article about how the Centre d'Information et de Documentation Jeunesse is dealing with the closure of face-to-face youth information services in France.
How is Young Scot adapting its YI services in times of coronavirus?
An article that explains how Young Scot (Scotland) is reacting fast to the outbreak by publishing quality-assured information on what's happening
Cyprus Youth Information Centers Spread positivity
An article on how the Youth Board of Cyprus is taking care of the mental health of young people during the crisis.
Digital Youth Information in Austria during COVID-19
An article about how Österreichisches Jugendportal (Austria) is actively exploring new ways and tools for providing vital information online for youth
Stories of young people during the coronavirus
A campaign by Aġenzija żgħażagħ (Malta). The campaign intends to share real-life stories of young people deriving from different walks of life, whilst featuring the impacts, twists and bends the young people had to take on and how they are coping with these unforeseen changes.
Online resources during COVID-19
An article about the information online resources by Imagina Alcobendas (Spain). The article includes a large number of resources including an online psychological and legal consulting service, cultural, leisure and health and well-being articles. It also includes a link to their Whatsapp groups for employment, training and leisure.
Frequently asked questions and answers by Watwat (Belgium). A youth-friendly web page that gathers the most frequently asked questions of young people in Belgium focussing on topics like school, relationships, family and wellbeing.
Ser Jovem en casa
A Facebook page by the Instituto Português do Desporto e Juventude oriented on counselling young people at home and providing them with information, activities, interviews, challenges, workshops and many other things.
Clear your head challenge
An initiative by Young Scot (Scotland) in partnership with Healthier Scotland to promote new ways of distraction among young people. Everyday in May, a new challenge is shared on their Instagram profile: share your baby photo, blindfolded taste test, film a nature documentary, create some rock art or freestyle TikTok dance are just some of them.
Here to help during Covid-19
An article about how Youth Work Ireland continue adapting their work and service to an online platform to offer support, digital programmes, virtual clubs, tutorials, educational tools and video chats to young people.
An initiative by IVAJ to create networks of positive communication and proactive thinking among young people, including solidarity networks to promote culture, social participation, education and democratic values via the Internet
Aha Liechtenstein goes online
An article about how to rebrand oneself in times of pandemic by aha Liechtenstein. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, aha Liechtenstein had to switch to home office and build-up/ intensify youth information services online within a very short time.
Brand new mini site for COVID-19 times!
A new online space for the young people in Cyprus by Youth Board Cyprus. The site gathers various activities, actions and initiatives, aiming to support, empower and provide alternatives means to assist young people manage this difficult situation.
In distance but not apart: COVID-19 crisis management in youth field in Estonia
Like everybody else also young people have faced the need to reorient their everyday life. How do young people in Estonia cope with it and how do they feel about it? Check out the case study by ENTK!
#youthworkeronline in Malta
New initiatives for young people in Malta by Aġenzija Żgħażagħ. Young people engage with and live in the digital world, and the onset of the Covid 19 pandemic is providing them with a unique opportunity to work with and reach out to young people online. Aġenzija is embracing this experience and enjoying the opportunity to explore new ways of engaging with and supporting young people.