We have put together a list of resources that you may find useful.

Click on the images below to visit the relevant websites.

 

Childline - a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. The website has tips and techniques, ideas and inspiration and can help you feel more in control. You can access them in your own time, at your own pace.

 

 

NSPCC -  Support and tips to help you keep children safe. From advice on children’s mental health to staying safe online, support for parents and what to do if you’re worried about a child.

 

 

Young Minds - The UK’s leading charity fighting for children and young people's mental health. Resources for parents including an A-Z guide with advice on how to help your child with specific mental health conditions, and life events which might be negatively affecting their wellbeing.

 

 

 

Kooth -  Provides free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling. The whole team are made up of friendly and experienced individuals who want to help you.

 

 

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families - Parents and Carers resources offering advice and guidance to help support children and young people who may be struggling with poor mental health.

 

 

Anti-Bullying Alliance - Providing expertise in relation to all forms of bullying between children and young people. 

 

 

Thinkuknow - The education programme from NCA-CEOP, a UK organisation which protects children both online and offline, providing advice about staying safe when you're on a phone, tablet or computer.

 

 

National Online Safety - A mission to make the internet a safer place for children through equipping school staff, parents and children with the knowledge they need to understand online dangers and how best to react should an incident arise.

 

 

 

Action for Happiness -  Producing monthly calendars that are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world. 

 

Beat - The UK’s eating disorder charity. Founded in 1989 as the Eating Disorders Association, with a mission to end the pain and suffering caused by eating disorders.

 

MindEd - A free educational resource on children, young people, adults and older people's mental health.

 

Charlie Waller Trust - Offers advice, guidance and resources for schools and education professionals to support children and young people's mental health and wellbeing

 

The Childhood Bereavement Network - Includes support, advice and resources on supporting a bereaved child or young person.

 

Teen Sleep Hub - Offers advice, support and tips on achieving a good night's sleep.

 

Every Mind Matters - Provides advice on how to make the transition back to being in school as well as information about further help and support

 

Barnardo's Education Community - Provides access to free online resources and training and opportunities to connect with education staff nationwide in themed discussions, sharing learning and best practice.

 

The SEND Gateway - an online portal offering education professionals free, easy access to high quality information, resources and training for meeting the needs of children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND).

 

Hope Again - The youth website of Cruse Bereavement Care. It has been created for young people, by young people. Offering support, advice and a type of signposting service, solely online to children and young people who have lost a loved one/s.

 

Mermaids - Supporting transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse children and young people until their 20th birthday, as well as their families and professionals involved in their care. 

 

Papyrus (Prevention of Young Suicide) - Providing advice and support for young people who feel like they want to take their own life. All of their advice is confidential.

 

Shout 85258 - A free, confidential, 24/7 text messaging support service for anyone who is struggling to cope. They help people who are anxious, stressed, depressed, suicidal or overwhelmed and who need immediate support. 

 

Student Space - One-to-one support for whatever challenge you’re facing, designed for students. 

 

Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline - A safe space for anyone to discuss anything, including sexuality, gender identity, sexual health and emotional well-being. Supporting people to explore the right options for themselves and aspiring to a society where all LGBT+ people are informed and empowered.

 

The Mix - The UK's leading support service for young people. They offer help and support in areas, from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs.

 

BBC Bitesize - Support, advice and tips to children and young people on a host of areas including mental health, wellbeing, resilience, identity and healthy relationships. 

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