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Mental Health and Well-being 

We understand that this is a challenging time for everyone and we hope that the websites and information below will provide you with resources to support your mental health and well-being.

 

If you would like help with supporting your child's mental health, Young Minds have a 'supporting parents helpfinder' which will give you some great tips and advice:  https://youngminds.org.uk/supporting-parents-helpfinder/

They also have links to helplines for adults and children:  https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/   and a poster to support you when your child has angry outburts: https://youngminds.org.uk/media/4291/when-emotions-explode-poster.pdf

HappyMaps also have some great resources that have been recommended by parents and professionals: https://www.happymaps.co.uk/

 

The BBC have created a new app 'Headroom' to help with your mental wellbeing.  Click here to listen to Alex Scott's introduction to the app.  From there you will be able to access the different parts of the toolkit, including soothing music mixes, inspiring films and more.

 

                               

Click here if you would like to print the poster

 

 

Anxiety Tools for Parents - if your child is feeling anxious, Mentally Healthy Schools have prepared some tips and resources for you to be able to support them.  Click here for the leaflet and here for the anxiety thermometer.

 

Please click here for the Emotional Health Directory of Services for Children and Young People in North Somerset.

This directory provides information about services that are available to support the mental health of children and young people, as well as their parents/carers.

There is information about:

  • what to do in an emergency
  • other organisations that provide support to address mental health
  • national organisations which provide information and advice 

 

 

 

Happiful Magazine - a mental health and well-being magazine with inspiring stories and positive news.  Click here to access the website.

 

 

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters have developed free to use resources which are approved by the NHS to help support your mental health at home.  Please click here to access the resources.

Includes:

 (Click on each one to access the information)

Mind

Ideas for things to do to support your well-being at home

Includes:

 (Click on each one to access the information)

Mental Health Foundation

Tips to help you and your family look after your mental health during Covid - click here

 

Talk to someone

Talk Club

A talking and listening club for men, a support network for ways to keep mentally fit - click here

 

Well being for children

Place2Be

Well-being activity ideas for families - click here

Safe Hands Thinking Minds

Resources to support children and adults around stress, worry, anxiety and fears, including specific to Covid -click here

Partnership for children

Resources to boost your child's well-being during Covid - click here

Self Care Kit

Produced by Sheffield Children's NHS Trust.  Lots of ideas for activities to help children's well being.  Click here

 

Exercise

Fitness classes with High Five

Free fitness classes and workouts - click here

Sport England

Tips and advice to get or keep active at home - click here

 

Bereavement

Click here for a list of charities and organisations which support those experiencing grief

 

Finances

Mental Health & Debt - a guide produced by MoneySavingExpert.com - click here