Wellbeing Advice and Information for Parents & Students

This page contains a range of documents and website links as a source of useful information.

Helping Children Cope With Change - Top Ten Tips

An overview of The Green Paper 'Transforming Children & Young People's Mental Health Provision'

Mental Health Awareness Week May 2018

Who's who in Wellbeing

Social Emotional and Mental Health Support

Lewisham Services for Children & Families

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing in Secondary Schools

Child in Mind is a series of podcasts aimed to help parents and carers understand and manage child and family mental health problems.

Talking Mental Health - Secondary Parents Leaflet

Mental Health - Handy Apps and Websites

YoungMinds Vs Stress - An online movement to combat school stress. See information at YoungMinds - Coping with Stress

What is an Eating Disorder and When to Worry

Talking Treatments - What are they used for, what happens during therapy and how to find a therapist. Find out below.
What are Talking Treatments
Making Sense of Talking Treatments

Recognising Self Harm and How to Manage It - Useful Information for Young People, Parents and Teachers.
YoungMinds - Your Guide to Self Harm
Self Harm - What Young People Say
YoungMinds - No Harm Done Young People's Pack
YoungMinds - No Harm Done Professional's Pack
Self Harm - Having the first conversation

Family Action is a national charity with a local focus, delivering services from local offices across the country. https://www.family-action.org.uk/what-we-do/; Family Action - Digital Parent Support Service

The HUB. The Hub Lifeline

Lewisham provides support to individuals aged 11-25 years who are experiencing issues with substance misuse in Lewisham. 020 8690 3020

MindEd Hub. A free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults. https://www.minded.org.uk/

Agnes for Girls. A recommended not for profit website with lots of advice, support, guidance and links to other sources of information and inspiration. https://agnesforgirls.com/

Handy Apps
- SuperBetter - Increasing resilience https://www.superbetter.com/
- MindShift - An app designed to help teens and young adults cope with anxiety https://www.anxietybc.com/resources/mindshift-app
- Stop, Breathe & Think - Creating Calm and Peace. This app helps you do just that. https://app.stopbreathethink.org/
- Smiling Mind - a web/app-based program to help bring balance to people’s lives. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.smilingmind.app&hl
- HeadSpace - Mediation and Mindfulness Made Simple. https://www.headspace.com/