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Mental health resources for children, students, parents, carers and school/college staff

Through the link below there are some useful links and sources of support so that children and young people, parents, carers, and school staff can get the advice and help they need.

The list is not exhaustive, and many other useful organisations and services exist, but it is hoped that these will help children, young people and adults navigate the key resources and get the support they deserve.

These resources are dedicated to children’s general mental health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on mindfulness with developing coping skills in young people. Some of these will be listed in the link above, but we have picked out some specifically…

Whether you want to understand more about how you’re feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who’s struggling, Young Minds can help.

A selection of some useful links and sources of mental health support so that children and young people, parents, carers, and school staff can get the advice and help they need.

This is an iPhone and Android app that promotes positive mental wellbeing in children and young people and has been designed to help children and young people with their coping skills.

This has advice and resources for families on supporting children’s mental health.

This is for families.

Looking After Your Mental Health Resources aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing by promoting a range of self-care actions.

Every Mind Matters Self-Care Tool when you complete the 5 ‘Survey’ questions, a ‘Mind Plan’ is generated, with signposting options to many useful resources.

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The Central Access Point or CAP is a local mental health service providing a 24 hour help line for anyone experiencing mental health difficulties. Individuals can call for themselves or on behalf of someone else. After a few questions to establish need callers will either be referred to a clinician or other appropriate support. The service can also be used for advice if supporting someone you are concerned about.

The contact details are Tel: 0116  2953060, Email :