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Wellbeing

 

 

Welcome to the Good Mental Health Support Page!

 

This is where you can find websites, apps and daily activities to help you keep a positive mind-set and look after your well-being. Please read the support pages below to help you during this isolation period. 

 

Keeping Healthy

 

It is so important to keep healthy both physically and mentally during this period of the Academy being closed to stop the spread of coronavirus. Across the country we are seeing loads of innovative approaches from students, parents and many celebrities also getting involved to help with health and wellbeing and to keep active.  

 

To help with daily routine, take a look at the Coping Calendar Here

Mental Health advice and support


Childline 

Childline can help you on with all sorts of problems you might have including mental health difficulties, any anxieties or issues you may have about your health, living situation or education. 

You can call them for free to speak to someone privately. You can contact a Childline counsellor about anything, no problem is too big or too small.

Call free on 0800 11 11 or visit www.childline.org.uk 

 

YoungMinds & CAMHS

YoungMinds are a charitable organisation who work with the Children and Adolescents Mental Health Service (CAMHS) to provide support, advice and counselling to young people experiencing depression, anxiety, bullying & eating difficulties. 

You can find a guide to support offered at https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/ 

HeadSpace

 

Mindfulness. Read articles, Watch Videos, do meditations and listen to podcasts Click Here!

Kooth 

Free online counselling & emotional wellbeing support 12noon until 10pm on weekdays, and 6 - 10pm on weekends. Click Here!

Young Minds

Advice & information about mental health and emotional wellbeing. Click Here!

Shout 

24hr text services for anyone in a crisis for people who are struggling to cope. text SHOUT to 85258 Click here for more information

Digital Mental Health Resources

Greater Manchester health and care providers and the voluntary sector are stepping up support for people with mental health needs, learning disabilities and autism. Mental health services across Greater Manchester have considered the digital options available to continue to deliver care. To view the range of digital support that is offered across Greater Manchester Click Here!

Help for you if you are caring for someone else


The Children's Society 

Are you a young carer, and do you spend your time outside of school looking after a family member? The Children's Society work hard with Carers Trust to help support children who are caring for others. 

Through visiting their website, you can get information on who to talk to, looking after yourself and advice on staying safe. You can also find information on projects near you. 

Visit their website today on https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/youngcarer/advice-for-young-people 

You can call their number to find out more information about where you can go for support near you on 0300 303 7000 

 

Carers Direct 

Carers Direct is for anyone who is looking after a family member who is ill or disabled or needs special help. It is part of the NHS website and offers information and advice. 

There is a phone number you can call to talk to someone on 0808 802 0202

Or you can visit their website on https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/social-care-and-support/young-carers-rights/

 

 

 

Mind

Mind are a nationwide mental health charity who are able to offer information and support for a variety of mental health issues. Working closely with the NHS they have a wide range of resources and information on their website, including an A-Z of Mental Health, advice for helping someone else, guides to support and services and Elefriends - their online community. Everyone is affected by a mental health difficulty at some point in their lifetime and Mind are on hand to help. 

Visit their website on https://www.mind.org.uk/

Or call them today on 0300 123 3393 for their infoline.

CLICK HERE TO MAKE A REPORT OF ONLINE ABUSE TO THE POLICE

Think You Know 

Think You Know is a website you can go to that will help answer your questions and to let you know how to be safe when you are using the internet. You probably use the internet for games or to talk to friends or even to search for information - Think You Know can help you stay safe. 

Visit the website at https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/

 

 

Dos and Don’ts

DO NOT share private information on the internet.

If you are not sure DO check with your parents/carers before you give out information.

DO use the same rules when you surf the internet as you would walking down a street.

NEVER have face-to-face meetings with anyone you only know online.

DO accept friend requests from people you already know if you are friends with them, DO NOT accept friend requests or messages from strangers.