It was Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2020, and now more than ever, it’s important to look after your mental wellbeing while staying at home. Visit Every Mind Matters for practical advice and to get your personalised Mind Plan:
The theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is kindness, please listen to this important message from Dr Roshan Jayalath, our Mental Health Clinical Lead, talking about why it’s important to access mental health services when you need them – click here to view the recording.
ThinkNinja is a mental health app designed for 10 to 18 year olds. Using a variety of content and tools, it allows young people to learn about mental health and emotional wellbeing, and develop skills they can use to build resilience. Click HERE to find out more information.
Click on the link below for further information:
YIS Young People's Mental Health - Counselling:
Refer to the Anna Freud website for a self help guide:
Charlie Waller Foundation - a guide for Parents and Carers:
Chat Health Promotion - School Nurses
ChatHealth - ChatHealth is an award-winning messaging service for young people aged 11-19 years, available Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm (automatic bounce backs respond to incoming messages out of hours). As our lives have changed over the last few months due to the coronavirus, it’s more important than ever for young people to have easy access to support, particularly in the absence of face to face contact. The text number for this service is 07480 635517 Or visit www.chathealth.nhs.uk to start a chat. For more information about ChatHealth, our organisation or for further general health advice and support for service users visit our website www.mkchildrenshealth.cnwl.nhs.uk