Mental Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing Support for Returning to School

Liverpool CAMHS aim to promote the mental health, emotional and wellbeing of all children, young people and their families/carers. Click on the image to access a range of useful websites and apps, and to find out more. They have only provided links to sources they think are appropriate and suitable, but we do recommend parents/carers check any resource is suitable for their child before leaving them alone with it. Click on the training tab to access some bite size sessions.

Youth Connect 5 is a free 5-week course for parents/carers of children and young people which aims to improve understanding of mental well-being. We look at how our behaviour is linked to how we feel and how to build resilience and communication within the family.

Click on the image for more details.

Click on the image for an excellent NHS resource for parents/carers.

It addresses information on coronavirus worries, how to sleep better, looking after children and young people, working from home, mental wellbeing while staying at home and what to do if you feel lonely.

Hey Sigmund

This site has a number of articles for parents and carers to help children who may be anxious during the coronavirus pandemic. Click the image.

Action for Happiness is a movement of people committed to building a happier and more caring society, where people care less about what they can get just for themselves and more about the happiness of others. Their monthly calendars are packed with actions you can take to help create a happier and kinder world. Please click on the image.

Alder Hey Hospital has made this video as it can be difficult to find the words to explain coronavirus to young children. This useful guide helps, answering some of the most frequently asked questions

The team at ADDvanced Solutions Community Network continue to support the families living with neurodevelopmental conditions in Liverpool pre, during and post-diagnosis.

Children's Mental Health Week

1st - 7th Feb is Children's Mental Health Week.

To celebrate, the Liverpool Whole School Approach Partnership and the Liverpool Learning Partnership will be hosting a series of live-streamed events for children, families and school staff.

Children and Young People Forum @Alder Hey have produced a fabulous video about what young people have been up to during COVID19 lockdown. Colleagues from NSPCC (Liverpool) and Alder Hey Hospital came together to understand the impact of lockdown on young people. In the video, young people showcase their highs and lows and experiences of lockdown #ClassofCOVID19


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