RETURNING TO SCHOOL MONDAY 8TH MARCH 2021
During this time we will continue to update resources and support that is available to support family wellbeing. This page will have resources/support/strategies available to parents and children. Do not suffer in silence during this time as there is plenty of support still available if you are struggling with your own or your child’s wellbeing.
Contact the school office and leave a message for Mrs. Fogden to call you back if you have any concerns at any point.
- Families First staff are contactable via their telephones or email so if you have a link worker please ensure that you are making regular contact. They will be in direct contact with school too.
Herts Local Offer-Mental health and wellbeing:
A Slice of Happiness-Wellness Turquoise Spa
Cruse Bereavement Care
Adult Bereavement document
Anna Freud Centre-Coping with unexpected loss
This document offers support for those in crisis.
The NHS and our local hospitals are really busy at the moment, so if you’re experiencing a mental health crisis, the quickest way to get help at any time of the day or night is to call the Freephone number: 0800 6444 101, or call NHS 111 and select option 2 for mental health services.
In the case of serious illness or injury, dial 999 for emergency services
Advice for Parents and Carers – Just Talk Herts
Parenting with Mental Health Issues
Advice from Mind on strategies to support you on parenting whilst experiencing mental health challenges.
Hertfordshire Mental Health Packs
This document explains diagnosable mental health conditions and support available for those specific medical needs. This is for professionals and parents and was produced by Hertfordshire County Council in conjunction with the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The South West Herts Partnership have created a document with parenting support on a range of topics including fussy eaters, Talking Families (a course to support with general parenting as it is the toughest job!), sleep solutions, parenting pre-teens/teens and many more. Have a look as there may be something that really helps you. All courses are free and run online. Email the address on the flier regarding booking.
Spring 20 Online Parenting
These are further courses to support the challenges of being a parent, particularly during this current situation. Read the flier for details and also on how to book.
This organisation promotes support for children struggling with positive mental health. They are running courses on dealing with meltdowns, self-harm, supporting a child with anxiety and change.
Click on the flier to get further details and how to book.
Safer Places Domestic Abuse Services
Safer Places are still operating and will continue to provide services/support to victims of Domestic Abuse in line with Government and Public Health England advice.
They will still accept new refuge referrals (if they have space and no symptoms shown/self-isolating) and will continue to accept outreach referrals.
EMERGENCY CONTACT LINE IS OPEN 24 HOURS 7DAYS A WEEK:
Personal Development Courses
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