Wellbeing & Support
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assistance and support to schools, pupils and parents. They are happy to provide Skype/telephone consultations (free of charge) in the event of an SEN child struggling, and possibly in need of some extra support. Parent/carers should contact01254 686937or email email@example.com should you wish to do so.
- includes support via webinars and online support groups
Childline - great pages for young people and incudes breathing techniques
Children's Society - information and support during this pandemic
Domestic Abuse "Ask for ANI" - If you or someone you know are you experiencing domestic abuse and need help immediately - Ask for ANI when speaking to staff for help from us where you will be provided private space and asked if you want to call a police 999 response or speak to a domestic support helpline.
Give us a Shout - In a crisis? Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Get 24/7 help from our team of Crisis Volunteers by Texting Shout to 85258 - Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.
GOV.UK - Extra Mental Health Support for pupils and teachers
CAMHS Self Referral - Healthy Young Minds - Parents can self refer to CAMHS using this link.
Inner World Work "What Survival Looks Like" Resource - In collaboration with Beacon House Therapeutic Services & Trauma Team: Living with and loving a child who carries trauma pain through their daily life is a humbling and exhausting experience. They are brave warriors whose strength and ability to keep going, even when the world feels dangerous and frightening is incredible to be part of. It also means day to day life is demanding, unusual, chaotic, scary, rewarding and at times bizarrely funny. This resource is free and from is a collection of creative works in different formats to support parents and professionals working with these incredible children from www.innerworldwork.co.uk.
Maudlsey Charity - Families under Pressure: During this stressful and cooped-up time, don’t let the pressure of parenting get you down. Try these simple tricks and tips, formulated by Professor Edmund Sonuga-Barke and the POP-UP team, which are backed by science and proven to work with families.
Mental Health - some useful breathing techniques, helps to calm mind and body
MIND - Advice for all with regard to mental health
NHS - pages relating to anxiety in children
Save the Children - tips for parents/careers and how to talk to children about the outbreak
- specific advice for parents supporting children as well as for young people
Further links such as Kooth are available under the PSHE sections for each year group.