This page contains details of websites and other resources that both students and parents may find useful in supporting their well being.
Young Minds - This website has lots of information to support young people as well as guidance for parents/carers
Childline - 'online and on the 'phone, anytime'
Kooth - 'Free, safe and anonymous online support for young people'
NHS Get Help - This website gives details of health service support 'for mild to moderate mental health issues' and 'for urgent help'
Herts Young Homeless - This is a Hertfordshire charity providing services to support vulnerable people. Their focus is on preventing homelessness and they can provide family mediation.
Samaritans - Information on their website re. ‘how we can help’ or telephone 116 123, 24 hours a day, every day.
Just Talk - Information and support for young people and parents with concerns regarding Mental Health
ChatHealth - Confidential text advice and support service for students aged 11-19. Text 07480 635050 for safe and secure messaging with a healthcare professional
Apps to download for self-help
There are a variety of apps for IOS and android devices that can support your mental health.
If you are concerned about online safety or bullying visit CEOP to learn about internet safety and report online abuse.
Calm Harm - Free app with password protection that provides a range of techniques to relive emotional distress. It’s particularly helpful if you often use self harm to cope.
Recharge – Move Well, Sleep Well, Be Well - Uses a free, personalised 6 week programme to help you improve your mood and energy levels
Smiling Mind - Provides free mindfulness meditations aimed at reducing stress, anxiety and concentration levels
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