Wellbeing

   

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During challenging and difficult times we often think of others before ourselves - however this is the time when we need to look after our own wellbeing, whether it be physical, spiritually or emotional. If you're feeling stressed , anxious , worried down , depressed , or just want to feel happier this webpage provides lots of links to help you.

 

Five Key Messages

  1. Your wellbeing takes priority , now and always
  2. Regularly check in with yourself to see how you are feeling
  3. Your physical and mental wellbeing are entwined , not separate
  4. Taking time out for yourself is essential
  5. You are not alone , talking to others can put things into perspective

This webpage will give you lots of places to find information  , but if you need extra support reach out to those around you , whether it's a family member , friend , teacher , doctor or other professional.

Useful Websites and Apps

 Click on the icons below to take you useful areas of support

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Useful Resources

 

Tips to help manage your own wellbeing - click here

5 steps to mental wellbeing

Mindfulness

Mental wellbeing audio guides

Increased Internet and Screen Usage - staying safe online from Think U Know

Developing Resilience - simple advice for adults from MIND

Audio Guides

Low mood,  sadness and depression click here for the NHS audio guide

Anxiety control training  click here for the NHS audio guide

Overcoming sleep problems click here for the NHS audio guide

Low confidence and assertiveness click here for the NHS audio guide

Activity Packs

Click on the links below to download your first home activity packs for each age range. Each pack contains two 15 minute activities to do with your child, using Thinkuknow resources. The next two will be released in a fortnight’s time.

Tools for Managing emotions

Seven days of kindness calendar - click here

The Great Indoors activity pack - Click here

Resources for Dealing with effects of lockdown

Wellbeing Course

Stress Management Pack

Time Management Activity Pack

Looking after your physical health resource pack 

Mental Wellbeing activity pack

 

Support Now

Listen  - The Mental Health Foundation podcast

Track - Catch it App

Do  - Breathing Exercises

Talk -  If you need to speak to someone right now, please contact one of the following 24 hour services:  SAMARITANS: 116 123 / www.samaritans.org CHILDLINE: 0800 1111 / www.childline.org.uk

Calm Zone  In a Crisis - text shout to 85258 

Mindfulness NHS Advice

NSPCC

 

Advice for  Parents and Carers

Support , activities and ideas for younger children

 Parents and Carers Help sheet for secondary

Supporting your child during the Coronavirus Pandemic - Link to Young Minds website

Loneliness - Are you or your child lonely ? Tips for parents - Action for Children  click here

Family Problems - Information on how family problems can affect children and guidance for spotting the signs and supporting pupils. click here

Sleep disturbance - good sleep hygiene booklet

11 ways to get a good nights sleep - click here

Mind - website for mental health support and advice

 

 

 

How can you cope with feeling angry  Video for younger children

Tools for managing emotions

Resilience ladder

Resilience Activities and videos from  Primary Leagues Primary Stars

Resilience Game - board game from Mentally Healthy Schools

Building Resilience - Sesame Street

Dealing with change and loss activities