Mental Health and Wellbeing
With more than 850,000 children and young people in the UK being diagnosed with a mental health condition, we recognise that both parents and students need help and support from us in terms of students' mental health and wellbeing.
With this in mind, we hope that the resources below will help you, whether you are a student or a parent.
Following our return to school in March, please find below a video which we hope you will find helpful in supporting your young person:
In addition, we held a Wellbeing Webinar for parents and students:
Wellbeing and Positive Thinking
The organisations that we have chosen to recommend to you below are self-referral; you can go along whenever suits you and talk to someone who can help.
Ashley's Birthday Bank (telephone 07864 840443)
Christchurch Food Bank (telephone 07587 371088, email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Teen Breathe - this is available online at teenbreathe.co.uk.
We will update this section shortly. We hope to be able to recommend a selection of books available to students in our school library.
ChatHealth is a confidential text messaging service that enables children and young people (aged 11-19) to contact their local public health nursing (school nursing) team. Please click here for more information.
There is also Crisis Textline, which is open 24/7 - please click here for more information.
Barnardos - related to supporting stress and anxiety linked to coronavirus and has a lot of useful information to support families
For general advice and to see what our Student Services department does on a regular basis, follow them on Twitter: @_TwySS