Who can help in school?
Mrs Plant is our Senior Mental Health Lead in school.
Mrs House and Mrs Awbery have both completed training to support children with emotional health and wellbeing.
These adults can run nurture groups or 1:1 support for children requiring additional support or counselling.
As a school we also work with NCC Adult Learning to provide free courses held in school.
Who can help outside of school?
For URGENT mental health support please call
Samaritans on 116 123 or visit www.samaritans.org a free listening service
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust on 111 option 2
Shout Shout – UK’s 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support | Shout 85258 (giveusashout.org) text 85258 for help. Help is via text message exchange. Shout can be used by adults and children or young people.
Urgent help for children and young people under 19 years
Non-urgent support for wellbeing
Wellbeing support for parents/carers concerned about their children
YoungMinds | Mental Health Charity For Children And Young People | YoungMinds various resources and a helpline for parents/carers
Children & Young People’s Emotional Health (justonenorfolk.nhs.uk) information for parents about specific issues children may face such as anger, bereavement, worries and anxiety.
Support for parents and carers
Norfolk Wellbeing Service
REST – drop in hub for support
Quell offers free and anonymous digital mental wellbeing help for adults
St Barnabas Counselling Centre (stbcc.org.uk) offers low cost counselling for adults in line with your income
The Norwich Centre offers reduced rates for adult counselling
Off The Record Counselling – Home (otr-norfolk.org.uk) offers reduced rates for adult counselling
http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/ a directory to help you search for a private counsellor for you or your child
If you are experiencing domestic abuse
Home – NIDAS (nidasnorfolk.co.uk) for help to get out of an abusive relationship
The Freedom Programme. Learn about domestic violence and abuse a place for information
Wellbeing Support for Children
Benjamin Foundation Butterflies Emotional Wellbeing for children ages 5 to 18 years.
Kooth offers free mental wellbeing help for young people age 11 to 25 years.
Young minds offers young people support and information on a variety of wellbeing issues including how to handle big emotions like anger
For sleep related issues.
Help for Bereaved Children
Young Carers Support
BOOM! Young Carers (benjaminfoundation.co.uk) Club for young carers in Taverham
Resources and activities to purchase for children
These can be used alone (age dependent) or with parents at home to support self-esteem, self-confidence, resilience and emotional awareness.
Big Life Journal – journals, printables and podcasts for children
Happy Confident Me – Journals for children and various resources to promote a enhance children’s mental health
The Happy Self Journal
The HappySelf Kids’ Daily Journal For Boys and Girls Aged 6 to 12 – HappySelf Journal despite the age listed in the link they do make journals for children as young as 3 to compete with their parents
Short programmes to purchase for parents/carers to improve children’s or family emotional wellbeing