Sources of Support
Worries about COVID-19 and Schools reopening
We appreciate that this is a worrying time for students and their families. If you or your child are worried about COVID-19, you can speak you your childs Tutor or Head of House. Further support can be found at links below:
Managing feelings around the Ukraine invasion
- How to Talk About War and Conflict with Kids
- Advice if you are upset by the news
- Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine
- Webinar - Talking about War and Conflict with Your Child - 28 March 4pm
There are so many great sources of support for looking after your child's mental health, please see list below:
- What to do when you feel stressed
- Sleep Hygiene Tips
- Dorset Mental Health Support Team presentation
- For guidance from Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust click HERE.
- For further guidance from the Government, click HERE.
- For Advice from MindEd, click HERE.
- For further guidance from CAMHS, click HERE or to visit the CAMHS website, click HERE.
- For further guidance from Charlie Waller Memorial Trust, click HERE and advice to get children talking about their feelings click HERE.
- For further advice from Mental Health Org, click HERE.
- For advice from the NSPCC, click HERE.
- For advice from My Mind, Click HERE.
- For further guidance from The Children's Society, click HERE.
- Kooth COVID19 statistics.
- Head Space
- School Nursing Team
- Parenting a Teen advice
- Support for parents & carers of YP with a diagnosis of ASD
Mental Health Awareness Week 2022
Please see below a free online course for parents “Parental Awareness of Self Harm” and a free course for all about recognising and managing anxiety in others “Spot and Support: Anxiety”.
Resources from Dorset Mind:
The Fuse Project
For more info click here.