YoungMinds Professionals offers a toolbox of training and consultancy services for schools and other front line services in the children’s mental health system.
MindEd is a free learning resource which provides information about the mental health of children, young people and older adults.
NHS England has provided funding for a suicide bereavement service across West Yorkshire, Harrogate & Craven. The project is run by Leeds Mind and informed by the Leeds Suicide Bereavement Service. The workers have their own personal experience of suicide bereavement. You can access support as an individual or work place. We provide 1:1 support and peer support groups.
Papyrus is a national charity for the prevention of young suicide. They deliver awareness and prevention training, provide confidential support and empower young people to lead suicide prevention activities in their own communities.
The project is aimed at young people who are self harming or at risk of self harming, their parents and the professionals working with them. As part of No Harm Done, a series of resource packs were created for young people, parents and professionals. To access the resource pack for parents please click here.
This guide provides information for school staff about self-harm and its causes and effects. It contains quotes from parents with advice as well as evidence-based information and links to sources of help.
Whether you are an online expert or you’re not sure where to start, the NSPCC’s tools and advice will help you keep your child safe. Whether you want to set up parental controls, adjust privacy settings or get advice on social networks, experts from the free O2 and NSPCC helpline are available to help: 0808 800 5002.
Is social media damaging the mental health of young people? The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust has produced this leaflet looking behind the headlines. The Trust also has more freely available resources to download or to order here.
Thinkuknow is an education programme from the National Crime Agency’s CEOP Command to keep children and young people safe.
This resource provides advice for parents about responding to their children viewing upsetting online content. This includes advice about blocking content and details of other sources of information and support for children and parents.
The regional young people’s group, Stairways with help from Calderdale Tough Times Reference Group has produced a short video to help spread some positive messages at what can be a stressful time for some young people.
This would be a good page to share with students. It includes information about worrying about exams, dealing with exam stress, coping with pressure and coping with other problems at exam time.
Click here for further information from Mentally Healthy Schools about academic and exam stress.
The NSPCC helpline provides help and support to thousands of parents, professionals and families.