Mental Health Awareness

We are very aware of the additional stress which the current lockdown places on students, staff and our wider community. May 18th to 24th sees Mental Health Awareness week. In support we have some website links which you might wish to read.

 

Supporting your teen’s wellbeing during coronavirus

Information for parents and carers of young people aged 11-18 who are worried about their child’s wellbeing, and want to know how to support them.

Please follow this link

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/coronavirus/supporting-your-teen-s-wellbeing-during-coronavirus/

 

Parents’ tips for looking after yourself in lockdown

Three parents share their experiences of isolation so far – and their tips for making sure there’s still time every day for looking after yourself.

Please follow this link

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/parents-tips-for-looking-after-yourself-in-lockdown/

 

Wellbeing activity ideas for families

With school closed as a result of coronavirus, some parents and carers may be looking for activities to try at home with their children.

Place2Be have pulled together a list of recommended resources for families from some of their partner organisations.

Please follow this link

https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/coronavirus-wellbeing-activity-ideas-for-families/

 

Mental Health Awareness Week

Hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, Mental Health Awareness Week will take place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness.

Please follow this link

https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week