BBC - Learning, Primary Mental Health Cartoons
Mental Health Foundation Leaflet – Information for parents. Make it Count – Mental health is not Extracurricular.
Click to access - https://bit.ly/2MJJ6Vm
Anna Freud Parent Leaflet
To accompany the video below. Tips for talking for parents and carers. You're never too young to talk mental health.
Click to access - https://bit.ly/2MEt1Aa
The Talking Mental Health animation aims to give children: An understanding of what mental health is and the difference between every day small feelings and a big feeling; Consistent and accessible language to talk about mental health; An understanding of how to be a good listener
Access the video - https://youtu.be/nCrjevx3-Js
Young Minds - Supporting pupils and parents when schools reopen
Parents support pages and blogs are now available for any concerns with regards returning back to school.
Access the website here - https://youngminds.org.uk/
This website will allow you to access information including being able to text a school nurse.
The Government have noticed a significant drop in numbers of people not seeking medical advice due to the Covid-19 outbreak. However, they advise this can be done safely should you or your child require assistance.
Access the website - https://www.healthforkids.co.uk/walsall/school-nurses/
Action for Children - Protect and support children and young people, provide practical and emotional care and support.
Access the website - https://www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
On My Mind - Aims to empower young people to make informed choices about their mental health and wellbeing.
Access the website - https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/
NHS website - Useful for parents/carers.
Access the website here - https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/
The 5 Ways to Wellbeing is an evidenced-based model that highlights key aspects in shaping our wellbeing. They can be summarised as connect, take notice, give kindness, keep learning and be active.
Click here to download the 5 Ways poster.
Helpful resources for young people who may require mental health support.
Children's Mental Health and Wellbeing 0-25years
The Children's Society offers support for children and young adults. Follow the link below for further information on online drop-in sessions, crisis telephone numbers and ways that the charity can help you.
Twinkl – This online resource bank is great for all curriculum requirements but also has a dedicated mindfulness section: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents/wellbeing-parents/parents-wellbeing-mental-health-and-wellbeing
Sign up using an email address and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS. This code will allow parents one month free 'ultimate' subscription (initially).
Access the website here - twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures