Mental Health support links

Here are some helpful links to support the mental health of parents/carers and children during this difficult time.

Click here for a Wellbeing Activity calendar to give you ideas to support your home learners.


It's Mental Health week from 18th-24th May- here's a link to the website.



Early Help team guide to Wellbeing

Click here for a guide to supporting your emotional and mental wellbeing


Apps to support your mental health 

Young Minds


CAMHS (Children & Adult Mental Health Services) resources 

Here is a link to a range of different resources around mental health (downloadable documents, videos, websites, coronavirus specific  etc) that have been gathered together by CAMHS. Lots of useful resources here for staff, parents and young people.


Useful helpline numbers:

Samaritans - confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair: 116 123 (free call)

SANE emotional support , information and guidance for people effected by mental illness, their families and careers: 0300 304 7000

Anxiety UK charity providing support if you've been diagnosed with an aniexity condition: 03444 775 774 -an app - you can get a free trial and then you have to purchase it. 
Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust have launched a new mental health telephone support line for anyone needing support at this time. Call 0300 790 0596 between 9am – midnight daily.
Kooth is a free online mental health and wellbeing resource which can be accessed by parents.information can be found here;
Looking for support, but not sure who to talk to? This is a highly recommended site for anyone who needs someone to talk to about how they are feeling.

VitaMinds is your local NHS talking therapies service, known as IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies). It is a free service.

VitaMinds patient leaflet

VitaMinds wallet card

VitaMinds overview


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