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Wellbeing

The emotional wellbeing of our school community is crucial to living a happy, successful and healthy life. There are times, however, when we all need a little support in achieving this.

There is a vast amount of support online that is free to access and offers guidance, advice, help and tips on how to deal with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression. The Mental Health Foundation provides lots of guidance on how to look after your mental health and this can be accessed here.

You can view some useful guidance from a range of organisations in the table below.

 

 Organisation Support provided
Action for Happiness

Self-care September

Optimistic October

Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families

Support for families

Anna Freud Secondary Parents Leaflet 

Anxiety UK Young people. Support for anxiety conditions.
Calm The Campaign Against Living Miserably provides fantastic support for all young people, but especially young men.
Child Bereavement

When Someone Special Dies Leaflet – For Children 7-11 Years Old

When Someone Special Dies Leaflet – For Young People

Children’s Understanding of Death at Different Ages

How Children and Young People Grieve

What Helps Grieving Children and Young People

Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People with Additional Needs Through Grief

Supporting Bereaved Children and Young People with ASD

Building Resilience in Bereaved Children

When a Grandparent Dies: The Impact on Children and Young People

Childnet Parents and Carers. Working to keep the internet a safe place to be.
Children's Society Advice for young people.
Dr Radha's Wellbeing Tips Dr Rahda, along with Children in Need, has put together a list of wellbeing tips in order to help us maintain a positive wellbeing.
Dudley Mind  Young people/parents/carers.
Heads Together Young people. Promotes talking about mental health and getting rid of the stigma attached to it.
Kooth  All young people.
NHS Psychological Therapies

For depression. You can get free psychological therapies, including counselling for depression, on the NHS. You do not need a referral from a GP. You can refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service.

Find a psychological therapies service in your area or you can get a referral from a GP if you prefer. 

No Panic

This website offers support and guidance for anyone who has an anxiety disorder. There are numerous resources that offer strategies to support and help.

Parent Zone

Internet use

Eating disorders

PLACE2BE

Parents/carers. Provides emotional support for children.

Advice about getting ready to start secondary school. 

Samaritans All people with suicidal thoughts.
Self Harm UK/Virtual College Free online course designed to help parents talk about the issue of self-harm with their children.
Stonewall

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

Advice for parents/carers

The Kaleidoscope Plus Group Parent/carer support for children who self harm.
Time To Change Young people. Provides phone numbers for mental health charities, groups and services.
What Centre Parents and carers. A place for parents/carers to access services in the local area.
Young Mind Project based advice for young people and parents/carers. Helpline number for parents/carers.

Mental Health Foundation How to Guides