Coronavirus (COVID-19)
General mental health

Co-Space: Supporting Parents, Adolescents and Children during Epidemics


Online survey





Time commitment

Initial survey: 15 minutes
Monthly follow-up survey until schools have reopened: 10 minutes

Rewards and expenses


About the study

The Co-SPACE study will tell us how families are coping during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, and what parents can do to help support their children’s mental health. We hope this will help us to understand the needs of families at this time. We will share the findings to help others to provide the right support.

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What will it involve?

Parents/carers of school-age children and young people (aged 4-16 years) are invited to complete an initial survey that takes around 15-20 minutes to complete.

They will also be asked to complete some shorter follow-up surveys (around 10 minutes each) each month while social isolation is taking place, a month after schools have re-opened, and/or when there are major changes in government advice around isolation.

We are also interested in adolescents' views. Parents/carers who have a child aged between 11-16 years will be given the option for them to also take part if they wish (after the parent/carer has completed the initial survey).

Complete the survey