Advice, Help, Wellbeing
Dear Parents and Carers,
We have added six recorded wellbeing sessions from the charity Mind https://www.mind.org.uk/. These six sessions are about supporting mental health and wellbeing during this difficult time and available for you to watch whenever you like. You just need to click on the links below.
03:28 Why should we talk about mental health
13:50 What is mental health
35:05 How can I tell that someone is struggling
39:30 Further support
02:50 Five ways to wellbeing
07:30 Fundamentals of our wellbeing
34:50 Further support
02:00 Anxiety statistics
03:30 What is anxiety?
07:17 When does anxiety become a problem?
12:10 What causes anxiety?
14:58 What can help?
16:10 How can I help my child with anxiety?
33:18 Further support
03:20 Common worries when transitioning back to school
07:00 What is anxiety and fight, flight and freeze response
10:10 Thought cycle
12:05 Coping on a firsts day at school
17:25 What can we do to help?
36:35 The Q&A ZOOM session is an old session therefore for any questions please contact our Infoline on 07435 929882, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
01:25 Statistics around low mood and depression
04:48 What’s the difference between low mood and depression
14:56 Causes of low mood
23:17 How can I help my child who experiences low mood?
37:20 Where to get further support
01:24 What causes behavioural difficulties
05:48 Providing attention to the desired behaviour
22:43 Decreasing attention to the misbehaviour
26:13 Structure and communication
44:09 Further support with difficult behaviour
Advice, help and wellbeing
We understand that this can be a difficult time for families and we are all experiencing pressures that we may not normally have to face. Below are some organisations that are available to provide help and advice on a variety of areas:
- Westminster City Council (Westminster Connects programme) have a help line for anyone struggling: A dedicated phone number for Westminster Connects is for individuals who may need help or for people who know of anyone in need of help as a result of COVID-19. Westminster Connects phone number: 020 7641 1222, available from 8am to 10pm seven days a week.
Mental Health and General Wellbeing
The following are links to support parents and children’s overall wellbeing:
- Bessborough Family Hub: 1 Bessborough Street SW1V 2JD. Tel: 020 7641 5923 Email email@example.com. Our opening hours are from 9am to 5pm.
Free online counselling support for Children and Adults