For Parents

TEENTIPS

Online and onsite mental health and wellbeing training to give you the knowledge and skills to help young people thrive.

www.teentips.co.uk

YOUNG MINDS

Young Minds have a Parents Helpline, available to offer advice to anyone worried about a child or young person under 25.

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents

MIND

www.mind.org.uk – A-Z of types of mental health issues, guides to accessing support and tips for everyday living.

NSPCC

The NSPCC’s Parents’ site recognises a big part of keeping children safe is making sure to look after their emotional and mental well-being. The site offers information on an array of topics including mental health and wellbeing; self-harm; sexual behaviour; and talking about difficult topics. www.nspcc.org.uk

SANE

SANEline is a national out of hours mental health line, offering specialist emotional support, guidance and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family, friends and carers. They are open every day of the year, from 4.30pm – 10.30pm on 0300 304 7000. 

www.sane.org.uk

The Royal Society of Psychiatrists

The main professional body for psychiatrists in the UK believes that everyone needs knowledge to make informed decisions about their health and aim to produce information which is: evidence-based, accessible and up-to-date. Their online A-Z leaflets cover all areas of mental health. www.rcpsych.ac.uk/

NHS Live Well

NHS Live Well provides advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.

www.nhs.uk/live-well

https://www.youtube.com/user/pookyknightsmith/videos. Dr Pooky Nightsmith explores how to tackle the mental well-being goals of getting enough sleep, eating well, keeping active, taking notice (stopping, being mindful of a moment and things around you), connecting, the act of giving (brighten someone else’s day), keep learning and finally do things that you enjoy purely for yourself. Dr Pooky Nightsmith talks from both a professional and personal perspective.

PAPYRUS

PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide.

www.papyrus-uk.org

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