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Eating disorders

You can find a range of resources and information below for children and young people who are, or may be, struggling with an eating disorder.   BEAT Eating Disorders BEAT is an eating disorder charity, and this webpage provides information on how to manage eating disorders and what support services are available during this time. […]

General information on mental health

Use this page to find support available from mental health organisations, urgent mental health crisis support from the NHS, and summaries of government guidance in relation to mental health and wellbeing of children and young people and school.

Communications

On this page, you can find a range of resources which can be used to share information on mental health support for children and young people through your own communications, as well as updates on work led by Transformation Partners in Health and Care and Good Thinking. TPHC children and young people’s mental health bulletin […]

Young people with experience in Care

Find advice and resources for children and young people with experience in Care. Children and young people who receive counselling and support Advice for children in care Advice from Good Thinking for children in care and young care leavers. It advises you on different issues such as feeling anxious and stressed, missing family, meeting with […]

Supporting children and young people’s mental health

Find information and resources to for parents and carers to support children and young people’s mental health below. Talking about mental health with children and young people ‘This May Help’ campaign resources ‘This may help’ is an initiative sponsored by Healthy Minds (run by Bradford District and Craven Health and Care Partnership) and has been created to support […]

Support during the Covid-19 pandemic

Find resources on the page for parents and carers to support themselves and their children and young people during the COVID-19 pandemic. Resources for your supporting children and young people during the pandemic Getting back to school Helping children transition back to nursery Anna Freud National Health Centre for families has created a booklet for […]

Looking after your own mental health and wellbeing as a parent or carer

Find resources on this page to support your own mental health and wellbeing as a parent or carer.   Good Thinking: Advice for parents and carers Good Thinking is a digital mental health platform which provides resources for when people need urgent support. Good Thinking homepage features a grid of tiles which has been designed […]

Home learning and fun

Find resources on this page can support parents and carers with home learning and fun with your children and young people. Home learning BBC Bitsize This BBC Bitesize webpage informs parents and children how to navigate the website and how to access lessons via BBC iPlayer and BBC sounds. Parents and carers can get advice […]

Advice and resources for education settings

The education section of the Schools Mental Health Toolkit contains resources for teachers and education professionals to support children and young people of primary and secondary school age. Navigate the education section using the information hubs below.

Covid-19 resources for education settings

Find resources on teaching during the COVID-19 pandemic, including support on facilitating effective home learning and returning to in-person teaching. Supporting home learning Actions for schools during the coronavirus outbreak This government guidance includes actions for schools during the coronavirus outbreak and explains what all schools will need to do during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Adapting […]

Supporting families and children with bereavement

Supporting children with bereavement Find links and resources to support education professionals working with children and young people who are dealing with bereavement.   Children’s Bereavement Workbook ‘Time4Me’ is a workbook for children. The main aim is to encourage children to begin talking about their experience of grief. Coping with bereavement Age UK have written an article […]

Primary school and Secondary school

Find resources which teachers can other education professionals can use to support children and young people in primary and secondary school. Primary School How are you feeling? The Anna Freud Centre Primary school Covid-19 recovery PSHE programme Our Time (registered charity) have created a Primary school Covid-19 recovery PSHE programme. The Our Time Primary PSHE teacher guide […]

Urgent mental health crisis support

Mental health crisis support Every NHS mental health trust in London has put in place a mental health helpline, so children, young people and their families can get help quickly when they need it. Professionals are also able to access these crisis lines if they are concerned about or would like advice about a child, […]

Suicidal thoughts and self-harm

Children and young people can find resources and support below to help when experiencing suicidal thoughts or self harming. If you feel extremely distressed and worried that you might not be able to keep yourself safe, there is lots of urgent support available, including 24/7 NHS mental health helplines in every London borough. If you’re […]

Sleep problems

Find resources and tips on how to improve your sleep as way of protecting your mental health. Sleep problems Audio: Sleep problems – This NHS webpage provides you with mental wellbeing audio guides. These guides have ben created to boost your mood and help you through feelings such as anxiety. This page also has a link […]

Bereavement support

The below organisations offer support to help children and young people who have experienced a bereavement. Don’t suffer alone. Child Bereavement UK – supporting bereaved children and young people Child Bereavement UK provide information to help children and young people deal with various emotions when experiencing a bereavement, such as coping with feeling anxious, angry, […]

Covid-19 resources

This page contains resources to support children and young people on understanding COVID-19 measures.   COVID-19 resources for primary school age children Coronavirus fact sheet for children Information for children by National Geographic Kids about what coronavirus is, how it started, what social distancing means, and what you can do to help! The Stay Home […]