Social, Emotional and Mental Health Support

General information relevant to children and young people’s wellbeing and mental health

These resources are dedicated to children and young people’s general mental health and wellbeing, with a particular focus on mindfulness with developing coping skills in young people.

  • Student Space is here for students through coronavirus. However you’re feeling, help and guidance is available. Explore a range of trusted information, services and tools to help you with the challenges of student life. You can use their search tool to find the services available at your university.

  • NHS Apps library helps people find apps and online tools to help manage their health and wellbeing. For example:

  • Calm Harm* is designed to help people resist or manage the urge to self-harm.

  • Catch it* helps people manage feelings like anxiety and depression and improve mental wellbeing.

  • Sleepio*is an online sleep improvement programme which is free for people living in Oxfordshire, Berkshire and Buckinghamshire.*

  • The Student health app is designed to reduce your worries, feel more confident and get the support you need at what can be a challenging time for any student.

  • Thrive * helps you prevent and manage stress, anxiety and related conditions.

  • Students Against Depression* is a website offering advice, information, guidance and resources to those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking.

  • Togetherall* is available for students at eligible universities and colleges who are feeling stressed, anxious, low or not coping. It provides an anonymous online community who share troubles and support each other. It is a safe space as it is moderated by trained professionals who are available 24/7.

  • The Wellbeing Thesis is an online resource for postgraduate research students to support your wellbeing, learning and research.

  • Place2Behas a host of mental health resources available. They organise Children's Mental Health Week every year.

  • Mentally Healthy Schools: an anxiety thermometer as a wellbeing measurement tool.

  • Mental Health at Work:* Supporting Educators' Mental Health including during the pandemic. Round-the-clock one-to-one support by call or text from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.

  • NHS:*Mental Health Helplines for Urgent Help - NHS 24-hour advice and support for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for. Help is available to speak to a mental health professional.

  • NHS IAPT:* free online NHS adult psychological therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems involving stress, anxiety and depression. IAPT services can be accessed either through a self-referral by contacting your Local IAPT or via your GP.

  • Cruse Bereavement Care:* Coronavirus, Bereavement and Grief online information, advice and support. Helpline: 0808 808 1677.

  • Headspace:* Headspace for Educators offers educators access to free mindfulness and meditation exercises and resources for every age group, and a free Headspace Meditation App.

  • Centre for Mental Health:* Supporting Mental Health during Covid-19: a brief guide

  • Public Health EnglandEvery Mind Matters:* Looking After Your Mental Health Resources aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing by promoting a range of self-care actions.

  • Public Health England:* Every Mind Matters Self-Care Tool when you complete the 5 ‘Survey’ questions, a ‘Mind Plan’ is generated, with signposting options to many useful resources.

Outside agencies:




The additional link below is an online directory of support should anyone require it. (Mental health, bullying, counselling services)

Revision Apps

Revision App - Tutor Videos & Revision Guides: GCSE, A-Level & 11 Plus App

Go Conqr - Our mission is to become the leading global platform for digital learning content in order to empower educators and learners to reach their full potential.

Exam Countdown - Keep on track with all your exams and tests with this friendly free app.

Timetable - Timetable is the most beautiful and intuitive app on Google Play for managing your school or university life. Save your timetable and all tasks from homework to exams. You only need to enter them once, because Timetable syncs across all your Android devices. Often forget to turn down your phones volume? No problem the app automatically mutes your phone during lessons.

Safety Apps

Bugle - Many services let you send a notification when you get somewhere, but Bugle sends a notification when you don't. Your emergency contacts will be alerted by text message and e-mail that you're overdue. They'll receive all the information they need to look for you and make sure you're okay.

CEOP - The national crime agency, CEOP Command (formerly the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) works with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account. We protect children from harm online and offline,

Protection from online bullying and harassment.

Health Apps

Zombierun - HOW IT WORKS

Walk, jog or run anywhere in the world.

Hear your mission and music through your headphones.

If you’re chased by zombies, you’ll have to speed up!

You’ll automatically collect supplies to build up your base.

Nick training club – Get better with the best—with Nike Master Trainers and Athletes delivering both the expertise you want and the motivation you need to get fit. Get easy-to-follow guidance through every drill, every workout and each personalized training plan. Share and compare with your friends and the Nike+ community, and stay motivated with your ultimate personal trainer.

7 Minute Workout – Free Daily Fitness Routines

The 7 Minute Workout app is the #1 fitness app in 127 countries. Become your own personal trainer to lose weight and get fit with fast, simple daily workouts

Mealboard - MealBoard combines recipe management, meal planning, groceries and pantry management into a single app. It is fully customizable. You can manage your recipes, ingredients, food categories, meal types, stores, store aisles, grocery items and many more with its clean, uncluttered interface.

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