Mental Health awareness week 2020
With World Mental Health Day coming up on 10th October, this is a perfect time for us to share the link below regarding the Reading Well for Children collection. This is available in your local library and more information can be found here:
Summer Parent/Carer workshops for supporting Mental Health
Well being support for families during Covid19
Emotional wellbeing support
"The 'Schools and Families Advice Line' (SFAL) is a new service established to provide emotional wellbeing advice and early help to children and young people, school staff and families during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you feel this service could help, please call the Single Point of Access (SPA) who will take your details. You will get a call back from a mental health practitioner between 8am-5pm Monday-Friday."
Telephone: 0300 777 0707
Public Health Nursing 5-19 (School Nursing)
There is a School Nurse on duty every weekday that can support you with any concerns you may have about a child’s/children’s health and wellbeing. They can be contacted on 0300 123 7572 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.
The service is continuing to accept referrals for children and young people requiring support for low level mental health, emotional and wellbeing concerns including anxiety, low mood, anger, behaviour, self-esteem, stress and sleep issues.
Referrals are welcome from parents, schools and other professionals Referrals can be made online through the following link: https://www.hct.nhs.uk/forms/school-nursing-form.asp
Planning a family bike ride
Bikeability have a great guide to planning a family bike ride: