Please Use these Links to Access any Support from:
Childline, Chat Health the Samaritans, Mind, domestic abuse helplines
Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has set up a 24/7 helpline offering immediate support for mental health difficulties during the coronavirus pandemic.
Keeping Yourself Healthy and Well:
Mentally Healthy Schools have produced an extremely useful document which includes links to a variety of resources that can be used to ensure pupil mental health and wellbeing is being maintained during this uncertain time. The document can be found here.
Resources to promote and support mental wellbeing are included in the list of online resources the DfE have published to help children to learn at home. Public Health England has also published guidance on supporting children and young people’s mental health.
Digital support includes:
- MindEd educational resources for adults about children and young people’s mental health, which is relevant for teachers, other professionals working with children, volunteers, parents and carers
- the Every Mind Matters platform, from Public Health England, about looking after your mental health
Rise Above, targeted at young people, which also has schools-facing lesson plans
Keeping Safe Online:
- Childline, Thinkuknow and NSPCC - for support
- UK Safer Internet Centre - to report and remove harmful online content
- CEOP - for advice on making a report about online abuse
Harmful or Upsetting Content:
Get support by:
- reporting harmful online content to the UK Safer Internet Centre
- getting government advice and trusted resources from Educate Against Hate on safeguarding from radicalisation, building resilience to extremism, and promoting shared values.
Bullying or Abuse Online:
- get advice on reporting online abuse from the National Crime Agency’s Child Exploitation and Online Protection command
- get advice and support from Anti-Bullying Alliance for children who are being bullied