Wellbeing Advice and Information for Parents & Students
the state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy.
Diabetes - JDRF School Guide. A guide to help schools make sure they are equipped with the information needed to understand the condition and safeguard children in school.
Advice from NHS Moodzone Website: If you're stressed, whether by your job or by something more personal, the first step to feeling better is to identify the cause.
https://www.moodscope.com/ Allows person to track their mood swings and get their friends to help.
Stress Busting Apps from the NHS
http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/healthadvice/problemsdisorders.aspx Lots of really good downloadable leaflets/ help.
http://youth.anxietybc.com Although a Canadian resource this really helps some pupils.
https://www.helpguide.org/home-pages/mental-health.htm Lots of useful information
Charlie Weller Memorial Trust - Depression can be treated. Talking about it is the first step.
http://www.youngstonewall.org.uk/ Information on the LGBQT community
10 October 2018 World Mental Health Day
Mental health problems can affect anyone, any day of the year, but 10 October is a great day to show your support for better mental health and start looking after your own wellbeing. See information at MIND - the mental health charity
Children can find it very difficult to talk about their worries. Whether a parent has a mental health problem now or has in the past, Childline can be contacted 24/7. Calls to 0800 1111 are free and confidential. Children can also contact Childline online.
Other organisations providing support to children and families include:
Offers information and support and helplines to people experiencing mental health problems and their friends and families.
Rethink Mental Illness
Offers advice, services and support to people affected by mental illness and their friends and families.
Provides round-the-clock confidential emotional support to people going through a tough time.
Provides emotional support to people affected by mental health problems and their families and friends.
Child in Mind is a series of podcasts aimed to help parents and carers understand and manage child and family mental health problems.
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
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/
- 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/
- Stop panic anxiety
- Breathe to relax
- Calm harm