All parents want to know how they can help to support their child at home if they are experiencing difficulties. However, finding the right information and advice online can be difficult. We have put together a number of different websites and links to organisations who can help parents to support their child on a range of different issues. The list below is not exhaustive, please let us know if you have found any other websites helpful and we can add them to the list for other people.
CAMHS (Child and Adult Mental Health Services, part of the NHS) have put together a fantastic webpage where you can find a variety of different information leaflets on lots of mental health issues, such as anxiety, mindfulness, building resilience, self esteem, etc.
General Mental Health
Covid Mental Health Help
Well- being support and advice for younger children
Lancashire Mind is a charity that is offering self referral well-being help for children to help them to identify lifestyle goals, the barriers there are to achieving them and how to overcome them. This is aimed at children aged 10 and above.
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from Lancashire Mind
Lancashire County Council
Lancashire county council is running a series of online nurture groups. The groups are run over zoom and there are approximately 10 children per session. There are two different groups, one for ages 5 to 7 and one for ages 7 - 11. The sessions last for 6 weeks and cover:
Stress and worry,
Positive and negative thoughts,
Self esteem; and
Please speak to the office of contact Mrs Caslake or Mrs Adams if you are interested in this for your child.