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Ten Ways for parents to help children cope with change - YoungMinds.org.uk

Ways to help your child prepare for a return to school after lockdown.

Ways parents can help children struggling during lockdown

A beautiful book of poems explaining Covid-19 to younger children

This is a little book for you to keep. We invite you to fill it with all the things that make you feel happy and loved and safe. Things feel different right now and it is completely normal for you to feel different too. We hope this book of hope will help you feel a little better when you need it.

Why we must never stop talking about children and young people’s mental health

Better mental health starts with a conversation. Achieving that first step – mustering the courage to share something so deeply personal and troubling – needs support, understanding and encouragement. This is especially true for children and young people. If you have any concerns about a child's mental health or wellbeing we are here to help and if we cannot we will signpost you to those who can.


If you think you may need help in any way please contact our DSL (Designated Safeguarding Lead : Miss Dewhurst) as soon as possible.


Alternatively you can contact:

Lancashire Children and Family Wellbeing Service:

text: 07786511111

tel: 0800511111

web: www.lancashire.gov.uk/youthzone


Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is the name for NHS-provided services in the United Kingdom for children, generally until school-leaving age, who are having difficulties with their emotional or behavioural well-being. CAMHS services are organised locally and our school is part of Chorley & South Ribble CAMHS – Shawbrook House, Balcarres Rd, Leyland, PR25 3ED, 01772 644644

Watch this animation designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond.

The Talking Mental Health animation aims to give children:

An understanding of what mental health is and the difference between every day small feelings and a big feeling
Consistent and accessible language to talk about mental health
An understanding of how to be a good listener

What are the 5 Ways to Wellbeing?

We All Have Mental Health

Breathing exercise for stress and anxiety

The 4-7-8 is a simple breathing exercise you can follow along with when you're feeling stressed, anxious or overwhelmed.