Resources to support parents and pupils
Young minds is a leading mental Health charity which offers children anything from a reassuring conversation to specialist mental health support. There is also a parent helpline. Click here to visit.
Every Mind Matters
A site from the NHS with expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Click here to visit.
The NSPCC are offering support and advice if you feel your child is struggling with their mental health and anxiety due to the coronavirus. More information and advice can be found on their website – click here to visit.
If you are struggling to cope and need to talk, our trained Shout Volunteers are here for you, day or night. Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, anonymous text support service. You can text from wherever you are in the UK. The website also has a wealth of resources - click here to visit
Action for Happiness
Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society. Their aim is to see a fundamentally different way of life - where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more about the happiness of others. Click here
Childline offer advice tips and support on the topic of Mental Health - click here.
Information and support for Mental Health from the NHS - click here
Additional resources and links
A collection of physical, emotional and creative activities to support all Black Country children and young people experiencing a Rainbow Hour every day
the things we can do to look after our own mental health web link (Anna Freud)
COVID -19 Government advice on Mental Heath and Wellbeing
COVID-19 Government fact sheet on looking after your feelings and body
Coronovirus - A book for children
Barnardos - Talking to children about Coronovirus
Piperpotamus learns about Coronavirus