Mental Health and Well-Being
- Depression, anxiety and mental health
The NSPCC has put together advice for parents and carers about how to help children who may be struggling with depression or anxiety during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Information includes signs of depression and anxiety and what parents and carers can do to help a child or young person who may be struggling.
- COVID-19: guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing
- Public Health England (PHE) has released new guidance for parents and carers on how to support the mental health of children and young people during the coronavirus outbreak. Although this is published by PHE the guidance it provides might be helpful for people living in other nations. Information includes:
- helping children cope with stress
- supporting children who are accessing mental health services
- supporting children with additional needs and disabilities
- children who care for others
- Building Resilience
Being resilient is an emotional skill and is something we can develop and build, both as children and as adults. The resources in this toolkit are all about resilience and coping with change.
Equip your child with the tools to build self-esteem, manage stress, and skillfully approach challenges. Explore these guides on how to introduce mindfulness and meditation to your children—at any age.
- Access some free meditations that your child can listen to anytime.
Bullying and Online Safety
Thinkuknow is an education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline. Explore one of the six Thinkuknow websites for advice about staying safe when you’re on a phone, tablet or computer. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/
- Bully Busters
Bullybusters is a Merseyside based anti-bullying project. Helpful tips, guidance and support can be found on the following website. https://www.bullybusters.org.uk/usters
- Online Safety
Access further information about online safety on the following page of our website.