Feeling distressed or unhappy from time to time is normal, however if these feelings are persistent or causing a lot of worry for a student you work with then you may need to seek professional help. In Calderdale the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) will be able to help if the child is under 18 years of age.
If you think a student is displaying mental health problems contact the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) in Calderdale who provide specialist emotional support for young people. Phone: 01422 300 001. Calderdale CAMHS are able to offer support to schools via the first point of contact providing referral guidance as well as support/advice on cases that are not known to CAMHS.