Please find below a range of resources and websites that we have come across that may be helpful in supporting the mental wellbeing of both your child and your whole family.

 We also know that talking to someone who is ready to listen can be the best kind of support so please do contact us with any concerns about a child’s, or your own, mental wellbeing. We are always here to listen and to give advice or support.  

If you are part of any organisation or you have any experience that you feel may help us to support the wellbeing of the children and staff then do let us know.

General Websites

Place2Be’s ‘Parenting Smart’ website

https://parentingsmart.place2be.org.uk/

This website is full of videos and articles to help with a whole range of issues that children might face, from fussy mealtimes to dealing with grief. 

BBC Bitesize Parent’s toolkit

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/znsmxyc

Mental Health and Parenting

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/mental-health-parenting/

Anna Freud – talking mental health with primary age children

Advice for parents and carers of primary school pupils | Talking mental health primary school | Anna Freud Centre

NHS – Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Finding a therapist

British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies

Phone: 0161 7054304

Website: www.babcp.com

British Association for Councelling and Psychotherapy Register

Phone: 01455 883300

Website: www.itsgoodtotalk.org.uk

British Psychological Society

Phone: 01162 549568

Website: www.bps.org.uk

Counselling Directory

Phone: 0844 8030240

Website: www.counselling-directory.org.uk

More Specific Support

Anxiety

Anxiety UK

Phone: 0844 4775774

Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk

No Panic

Phone: 0849 674848

Website: www.nopanic.org.uk

OCD-UK

Phone: 0845 1203778

Website: www.ocduk.org

Bereavement

Bereavement Advice Centre

Phone: 0800 6349494

Website: www.bereavementadvice.org

Child Bereavement UK

Phone: 08000 288840

Website: www.childbereavementuk.org

Lullably Trust

Phone: 0808 8026868

Website: www.lullabytrust.org.uk

Bipolar disorder

Bipolar UK

Phone: 0333 3233880

Website: www.bipolaruk.org

Carers

Carers Trust

Phone: 0844 8004361

Website: www.carers.org

Carers UK

Phone: 0800 88087777

Wesbite: www.carersuk.org

Debt

Money Advise Service

Phone: 0800 1387777

Website: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

National Debtline

Phone: 0808 8084000

Website: www.nationaldebtline.org

Stepchange

www.stepchange.org

Depression

Association for Postnatal Illness

Phone: 0207 386 0868

Website: www.apni.org

Depression UK

Website: www.depressionuk.org

PANDAS Foundation

Phone: 08432 898401

Website: www.pandasfoundation.org.uk

Family, Parenting and Relationships

Family Action

Phone 0207 2546251

Website: www.family-action.org

Family Links

Website: www.familylinks.org.uk

Family Lives

Website: www.familylives.org.uk

General Advice, information and support

Citizen’s Advice

Phone: 038 444 111 444

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Health Talk

Website: www.healthtalk.org

NHS Choices

Wesbite: www.nhs.uk