Positive mental health is a top priority. There are a number of ways in which students can be suffering from poor mental health. As shown by the video below, it is not always easy to determine if somebody is struggling with mental health issues, so we need to work collaboratively to ensure that children always feel comfortable in speaking about their mental health.
Mental Health and Wellbeing: Information for Parents and Carers of Secondary School Aged Children and Young Adults
is a charity to help young people suffering from anxiety disorders.
is the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service. This link gives lots of detail on how CAMHS works and how referral works. Students can now self-refer to CAMHS.
Specialist and accessible service for young people.
is a charity designed to promote support and communication about mental health issues.
Provides a range of services about self-harm and suicide prevention including support, information, training and consultancy to people who self-harm. It also supports their families and professionals.
is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop.
is a new service for 11-17 year olds providing help and advice on mental health and emotional well being.
The NHS explains how to access mental health services. It details your rights under law.
is a helpline providing support for panic attacks and anxiety disorders.
is a website run by the NHS to provide advice to people with range of concerns from Mental health to Bereavement.
offers excellent advice for anyone feeling low, stressed or depressed.
is a charity who aim to improve, persevere and promote good mental health and well being among young people and their families.
is a national charity that provides practical support and advice on Mental Health. They also have a Young Minds Parent Helpline number 08088025544.