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Student wellbeing

This page contains details of websites and other resources that both students and parents may find useful in supporting their well being.

Websites

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

Other resources

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.

Focus on the go! (IOS) / Focus on the go! (android) Free family based games to support 4 years and older in managing and understanding emotions.

For me - Free app from Childline offering counselling, group message boards and advice Mind Shift - Free app with advice managing anxiety and relaxation methods

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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