Worried about your child’s behaviour or Mental Health?
Reliable resources recommended by parents and professionals.
What is HappyMaps?
HappyMaps is a charity developed by GP’s and CAMHS professionals with help from parents and young people. They have pooled some of the best mental health resources for parents and for young people and children in one place. Please see link below.
HappyMaps | Support for Your Child's Mental Health
Supporting Students with Mental Health Issues
You can read a lot of valuable information such as:
A useful overview of ways to support students with mental health issues; full of practical advice, tips, and information.
Brief background and context of mental health problems in education – with key stats showing that 1 in 10 students have a diagnosable mental health condition; roughly translating as three students in every classroom.
Information to help identify students with mental health problems, academic provisions that can be made, how to empower students, and how to make a positive learning environment.
Wellbeing Fun Activities
Children's Mental Health Newsletter
When Emotions Explode
Having some worry can be really good because it keeps us safe, but when we have lots of worry, it can make us feel bad and make it hard for us to manage our feelings. This is normal and you are not alone.
If you are feeling worried or scared, you may find it helpful to try some of the activities below.
Wellbeing for adults
Please see attached some tips & ideas to support & keep your well-being elevated.
Good Days in Unusual Times Book
Coronavirus a book for Children produced by CAMHS
Advice for Young Carers/Learners
Use any of the links below to gain trusted, supportive, anxiety reducing information about Coronavirus
·BBC’s Newsround has a great webpage full of information and support from a child psychologist
·Childline has created a dedicated Coronavirus webpage full of tips, advice and activities https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/coronavirus/
·Mindheart has also produced a small booklet aimed at children under seven years old. This is designed to be coloured in as a therapeutic anxiety reducing activity. https://www.mindheart.co/descargables
·Sibs offers great support and advice specifically for siblings aged 7-17 of disabled children. www.youngsibs.org.uk
·The Children’s Society - Coronavirus Covid-19 information and support - Stepping up our fight for the most vulnerable young people www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support