Supporting Good Mental Health
In the current Public Health Crisis it is important that we all have access to support with our mental health.
Please find a list of resources below that can be used to support you and your families mental health during these unprecedented and unusual times.
Please do not hesitate to contact the school team should you need any further support.
Looking after your child’s wellbeing:
Anna Freud Centre – advice for parents and carers
Place2be – Answering questions from children
NSPCC – advice and support for parents and carers
Public Health – supporting parents and carers to support children
Resources for Students:
Young Minds – advice for young people
Kooth – online counseling and emotional wellbeing platform for young people
Anna Freud Centre – advice for young people
Information for Improving Sleep:
NHS – Sleep information for teenagers
Every Mind Matters – Sleep
Mental Health Foundation – How to Sleep Better
Information for Managing Anxiety:
Mind – Self-care for anxiety
Anna Freud Centre – Managing Anxiety
Looking after your own wellbeing:
Every Mind Matters
Rethink Mental Illness
Information for Practicing Mindfulness:
Mindfulness is a form of meditation practice, which can be useful in helping us to stay in the present moment particularly when our minds feel overwhelmed with fretting about the future or worrying about the past.
NHS – Mindfulness
Mind – Mindfulness
Positive Psychology – Mindfulness
Mindful – What is mindfulness?
Apps to Support Mindfulness:
There are a number of apps available which can support the practice of mindfulness some of which have free resources and others which require a paid subscription.
Headspace is currently offering some free meditations called “Weathering the storm”:
Calm has a number of free mindfulness resources available: