Emotional Wellbeing & Mental Health

Our Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support Team

Mrs C Carey – Mental Health Lead

Mrs V Abbs - SENDCo

Thrive Facilitators

Mrs L. McLure

Mrs R. Firman

Miss E Gilhooley

Mental Health help for your Child

How to talk to your Child about Mental Health

MHST - Parent info flyer

Supporting traumatised Children through the Christmas Storm

Child Bereavement - Support Videos

Child Bereavement UK have identified a range of video’s (see below) which may be useful to support children and young people. Some are older and available through Child Bereavement UK website and some are more recent and have been made in response to the pandemic. There are a lot more available through the website and CBUK’s Youtube channel but seem to be appropriate in the current circumstances.

Supporting bereaved children through difficult times. Child Bereavement UK

Supporting a bereaved child with autism spectrum disorder

Remembering someone who has died

Useful LINKS

Alliance Psychology Service - Trailblazers

Parent Led CBT Course Information

Autism Support

Daisy Chain Wellbeing Flyer

Parent Awareness Sessions - Daisy Chain

DAISY CHAIN - To contact the care team, please call 0800 031 5445
Alternatively, complete ENQUIRY FORM and a member of the team will be in touch with you.



CAMHS - Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service 

Children in Crisis

Online CAMHS Parents & Carers Workshops (Feb-March)

Coronavirus: How to protect your mental health

BBC Online Workshop

Mental Health Crisis

Adult Mental Health


Coronavirus Survival Tips


Hand Washing Tips for People With Sensory Difficulties


Mindfulness Colouring

Self-help Guides

7 Ways to help with anxiety

Anxiety - APPLE

Anxiety - APPLE2 Tolerating Uncertainty

Anxiety - My Symptoms WHCBT

Breathing techniques WHCBT

Calming Techniques WHCBT



Managing Anxiety - helping-cyp-manage-anxiety

Parent Awareness Sessions

Self-Harm - Advice_for_young_people

Self-Harm - Advice_for_friends_family_and_carers

Self-Harm - Distractions - NSH

Sleep Problems - Advice on how to Manage

Steps to Wellbeing

Youth Anxiety Handouts - Grounding techniques

Understanding Self-Harm


Anna Freud - Offers support and advice to parents and carers

Barnardos - See, Hear, Respond Campaign - Rapid support for children and young people affected by the coronavirus crisis

Bereavement UK - Supporting Bereaved Children

CAMHS - Self-help resources to download to help your child


Hart Gables - To help support Parents and Carers with issues around sexuality and gender

Headlight Project - Teaching Children About Mental Health

Headspace - Mindfulness and Meditation Techniques

Kooth - Free, safe and anonymous support

Mental Health at Work - Supporting Your Mental Health While Working From Home

MIND - For Better Mental Health

NHS - Every Mind Matters (Self-help for Adults and Children)

Qwell - Online Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Adults

Rise Above - Website Created by Young People, for Young People


WeHeartCBT - Resources to help children and young people who are struggling with anxiety including general anxiety  (worry), social anxiety and fears/phobias. 

Young Minds -provide young people with tools to look after their mental health, and empower adults to be the best support they can be to the young people in their lives

Young Minds has a Parent/Carers  Guide with A – Z list of lots of common mental health difficulties such as Exam Stress, Self-Harm, Low mood, Panic and Anxiety, sleep and Low self Esteem and other difficulties.