Support and Guidance for Emotional Wellbeing

Please find below some places where parents, carers and students can find guidance and advice around emotional wellbeing during the COVID-19 virus.  

 

ESSEX CHILD AND FAMILY WELLBEING SERVICE

The Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Service COVID-19 Pandemic Resource Hub includes guidance and information on talking with your children about COVID-19,
relationships at home, safeguarding yourself and others, dealing with a very young baby and financial welfare.

https://essexfamilywellbeing.co.uk/covid-19-pandemic-resource-hub/

 

Kooth

 

 

 

KOOTH

Free safe and anonymous online support for young people, with the facility to chat to a friendly counsellor and write in a daily journal.

https://kooth.com/      

                                       

 Young-Minds

 

YOUNG MINDS

Tips, advice and where to get support for your child's mental health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

 

If you're a parent visit the coronavirus advice page, full of tips for supporting your child if they are anxious or worried:

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/supporting-your-child-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

 

 Childline

 

 

CHILDLINE

Support and advice online and via a helpline, as well as message boards, real life stories and a calm zone featuring breathing exercises and videos to help you let go of stress.

https://www.childline.org.uk/

 

 Papya

 

 

PAPYRUS

Papyrus provide confidential support and practical advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through their helpline, HOPELINEUK

https://papyrus-uk.org/

 

Essex-Safeguarding-Board-pic

 

 

 

 

ESSEX SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN BOARD

Numerous resources and advice for parents and young people to help with understanding emotional wellbeing

 https://www.escb.co.uk/young-people/emotional-wellbeing-and-mental-health/

 

Govuk

 

 

 

GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-guidance-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing/guidance-for-parents-and-carers-on-supporting-children-and-young-peoples-mental-health-and-wellbeing-during-the-coronavirus-covid-19-outbreak

 

Florish

 

 

 

 

This is an online video by Jo Morton Brown about strategies to promote positive mental wellbeing:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCUFB1XwKcbymlIJCzyeo6eg    

 

ESSEX WELFARE SERVICE

In response to the Coronavirus crisis, Essex Welfare Service has been set up to support the most vulnerable in our community.

Designed for people who are without the support of family, friends or neighbours we are co-ordinating requests and referrals for support and connecting them to volunteers who want to do their bit at this exceptional time of need. Click below to fill out a form to request support:

https://www.essexwelfareservice.org.uk/support-request

 

THE CHILDREN'S SOCIETY

8 Tips for dealing with conflict at home:

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/news-and-blogs/our-blog/dealing-with-conflict-at-home

 

160420-MHAW-Kindness-Instagram0

 

 

 

 

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK #kindnessmatters

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. There are so many ways you can get involved and explore the theme: #KindnessMatters💚

Download your supporter pack here 👇 https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/campaigns/mental-health-awareness-week/get-involved

 

anna-freud-pic

 

 

 

 

 

ANNA FREUD

We love this animation that explains 'we all have mental health'. It aims to give young people accessible language to talk about mental health, a better understanding of mental health self-care and advice on who to ask for support when it is needed.

https://www.annafreud.org/what-we-do/schools-in-mind/resources-for-schools/we-all-have-mental-health-animation-teacher-toolkit/

 

For Parents and Carers of SEN students:

Please find below a link to the National Autistic Society website where you will find information and resources about COVID-19.

https://www.autism.org.uk/services/helplines/coronavirus.aspx 

 

If you are looking for a social story to help explain Coronavirus to your relative or the person you support, Carol Gray has created one:

https://carolgraysocialstories.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Pandemics-and-the-Coronavirus.pdf

 

Mencap easy read information about COVID-19

https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-03/Information%20about%20Coronavirus%20ER%20UPDATED%20130320%20SD%20editsAH.pdf

  • 0 AlecLeavers
  • 4 Music Tuition
  • Prospectus

Alec Hunter Academy - Living for Learning, Learning for Life

Address: Alec Hunter Academy, Stubbs Lane, Braintree, Essex, CM7 3NR | Telephone: 01376 321 813 | Email: admin@alechunter.com

Translate this website: