Mental Health Awareness Week

Its Mental Health Awareness week and never has it been so important that we look after ourselves and each other. This year the theme is ‘Kindness’. Remember, we are always here for you if you need support. Click here for the full list of staff emails.

There are also a whole range of local and national organisations who can help you.

Local Organisations 

Just Drop Inwww.justdropin.co.uk– They give useful tips for coping with isolation

NHS mental Health Crisis line: 0300 303 3972 – open 7 days a week 24 hrs a day http://www.cwp.nhs.uk/news-and-blogs/news/new-helpline-goes-live-to-support-people-s-mental-health/

School nurse:  0300 123 0755  lines are open from 08.30- 16.30

Tony Togneri, minister of St George Street Church, is continuing to work closely with the Academy and can be contacted on 07595 728739

Visyon is a charity that supports the emotional health of children and young people and their families.  They are still open and offering telephone services, along with a range of online activities. You can call them on 01260 290000 or visit their website at www.visyon.org.uk

 

National Organisations

Young Minds: https://youngminds.org.uk A good website for anxiety and depression.

Talking to your child about corona virus and 10 tips for parents:
https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

Kooth.com: https://www.kooth.com – a free safe anonymous support for young people

Mymind.org.uk: https://www.mymind.org.uk – Specifically for young people. Resources and links for anger, bereavement + loss, diet, bullying, drugs+alcohol, difficulties, exercise, low mood, stress, sleep

Child line: – https://www.childline.org.uk

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