Wellbeing - Directory of Services
Please take a look at the websites below:
Anna Freud Centre Parents Web Page
Chasing the Stigma (CTS) has launched the Hub of Hope - a national mental health database, bringing help and support together in one place.
Mentally Healthy Schools
Quality-assured information, advice and resources to help primary schools understand and promote children’s mental health and wellbeing.
The UK’s leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Information for children, young people and parents including a parent helpline.
Charlie Waller Memorial Trust
A trust set up in memory of Charlie Waller, who took his own life whilst suffering from depressions. Information about depression, maintaining wellbeing and getting help.
Resources on children and young people’s mental health for parent/carers and professionals.
A mental health initiative spearheaded by The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, which combines a campaign to tackle stigma and change the conversation on mental health.
NSPCC - Mental health and parenting web pages
Help and advice for parents and families dealing with mental health problems in everyday life and during the coronavirus pandemic
The Samaritans is a registered charity aimed at providing emotional support to anyone in emotional distress or struggling to cope.
With the online world being such a huge part of young people's lives today, it's very important that we help them to understand how to use it safely, sensibly and with an awareness of how it can impact on them.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS)
Alder Hey CAMHS offers specialist services to support children and young people in Liverpool and Sefton, up to the age of 18, who are experiencing mental health difficulties. We also provide support to their families or carers.
When familes needs extra support, we want to work with them to find the best way forward as soon as possible. Families and additional professionals work together, putting the family at the heart of decisions that are made about them. Early Help supports and helps families to make problems easier to understand and quicker to solve. (PDF with further information from SEFTON Early Help team is available to download below).
Mental Health Foundation Parents Web Page
For parents and carers to help children understand, protect and sustain their mental health
Supporting your child's mental health. Contains advice and links to further support, including for particular challenges
Childline is a free, private and confidential service where your child can talk about anything. Currently, you can speak to a counsellor every day from 7.30am - 3:30am on weekdays and 9am - 3.30am on weekends.
Stop.Breathe.Think is another free and confidential mental health service where young people can talk or text about anything.