Well Being

Well Being Support and Guidance                   Well being

The emotional wellbeing of students, staff, parents and carers is important 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 huge array of support online that is free to access and offers guidance, advice, support and tips on how to deal with mental illnesses like anxiety and depression. This support ranges from case studies to helpful hints, and also provides contact numbers to access the support.

Below is a list of online support organisations that are available for students, parents, carers and staff.  Click on the links to visit the websites of the organisations.

                          Mind

 

Organisation

 

Support for

KOOTH

All young people (free, safe anonymous online support)

STONEWALL

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people

DUDLEY MIND

Young people/parents/carers

YOUNG MIND

Project based advice for young people and parents/carers. Helpline number for parents/carers

ANXIETY UK

Young people. Support for anxiety conditions.

TIME TO CHANGE

Young people. Provides phone numbers for mental health charities, groups and services.

HEADS TOGETHER

Young people. Promotes talking about mental health and getting rid of the stigma attached to it.

PLACE2BE

Parents/carers. Provides emotional support for children.

Starting secondary school

Advice about getting ready to start secondary school.

CALM (campaign against living miserably)

Men/boys on mental health and well being.

CHILDNET

Parents and Carers. Working to keep the internet a safe place to be.

WHAT CENTRE

Parents and carers. A place for Parents/carers to access services in the local area.

SAMARITANS

All people with suicidal thoughts or any other issues that need to be talked through.

THE CHILDREN’S SOCIETY

Advice for young vulnerable people.

SELFHARM UK / VIRTUAL COLLEGE

Free online course designed to help parents talk about the issue of self-harm with their children

ANNA FREUD NATIONAL CENTRE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Support for families on mental health.

Anna Freud Secondary Parents Leaflet

PARENT ZONE

Internet use (help and advice for families in a digital world)

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS

Wellbeing calendar and suggestions to promote a positive well being

NATIONAL ONLINE SAFTEY

Resources for parents/carers and young people on e-safety.

 

 

Promoting positive mental health is essential to success. The Mental Health Foundation have created support materials containing useful information and tips that will help towards supporting anyone who may be struggling with certain aspects of their life.

If you click on the name of the booklet, it will take you directly to the support materials.

 

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