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All parents want to know how they can help to support their child at home if they are experiencing difficulties. However, finding the right information and advice online can be difficult. We have put together a number of different websites and links to organisations who can help parents to support their child on a range of different issues. The list below is not exhaustive, please let us know if you have found any other websites helpful and we can add them to the list for other people.

 

CAMHS

CAMHS (Child and Adult Mental Health Services, part of the NHS) have put together a fantastic webpage where you can find a variety of different information leaflets on lots of mental health issues, such as anxiety, mindfulness, building resilience, self esteem, etc. 

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/downloads

 

General Mental Health

https://youngminds.org.uk/

 

Young Carers

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/looking-after-yourself/young-carers/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIn9K2_er-1AIVTLHtCh3e4Q6mEAAYAyAAEgJXRfD_BwE

 

Cancer Help

http://www.cancerhelppreston.co.uk/

and

www.maggies.org

 

Bereavement

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

and

www.winstonswish.org

 

Serious Illness

www.winstonswish.org

 

Covid Mental Health Help

https://www.lancashiremind.org.uk/pages/148-coronavirus-and-your-mental-health

 

Well- being support and advice for younger children

https://www.lancashiremind.org.uk/articles/245-wellbeing-for-younger-minds


 

Self Referral 


Lancashire Mind

Lancashire Mind is a charity that is offering self referral well-being help for children to help them to identify lifestyle goals, the barriers there are to achieving them and how to overcome them. This is aimed at children aged 10 and above. 

https://www.lancashiremind.org.uk/articles/278-free-wellbeing-coaching-for-children-and-young-people

  

Click on the image to see the poster 

from Lancashire Mind

 

 

Lancashire County Council

Lancashire county council is running a series of online nurture groups. The groups are run over zoom and there are approximately 10 children per session. There are two different groups, one for ages 5 to 7 and one for ages 7 - 11. The sessions last for 6 weeks and cover:

Confidence building,

Feelings,

Stress and worry,

Positive and negative thoughts,

Self esteem; and

Friendships.

Please speak to the office of contact Mrs Caslake or Mrs Adams if you are interested in this for your child. 

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