The Cbeebies website is child friendly and offers help on how to deal with youth anxiety, providing helpful videos and advice for parents and carers struggling to understand the extent and roots of anxiety.
Parents Guide to Support School Anxiety if you think your child might be anxious about school, here is advice and information on where you can get help. YoungMinds is a Charity that exists so that young people have the strongest possible voice in improving their mental health.
The NHS provides advice for parents and carers to help combat their child's anxiety. Read what makes children feel anxious, what are the signs, why is your child feeling anxious, how to help and when to get help.
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services in Derby and the south of Derbyshire offers a specialist service that assesses and treats children and young people if they are experiencing emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties. Find out how to access the services and get a referral.
XenZone is a provider of online mental health services for children, young people and adults.
Kooth, from XenZone, is an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for children and young people, accessible through mobile, tablet and desktop and free at the point of use.
Qwell is a lifeline for many adults in need of mental health support.
The picture is complicated: people may be struggling with social determinants such as smoking, bad housing or unemployment which may be playing a major role in their wellbeing. Some are carers and some are living with entrenched problems or long-term conditions. Others are coping with anxiety or depression.
Qwell is an easily accessed prevention and treatment service.
Free to use, it represents an extension to traditional IAPT support, with a strong focus on recovery and prevention and offering pre-assessment care.
ChildLine have produced this excellent resource which will give you advice, support, games, activities to help you and your child when things are a bit stressful. The activities range from breathing exercises, to expressing yourself through drawing and writing. There is games and videos which you can do together. Click here to go to the site.
Bridge the Gap is a non-profit organisation dedicated to improving the mental health of children, parents and teachers in Derby City and beyond. Find out about free drop in sessions if you have concerns regarding your childs behaviour, sleep, emotional development, well-being or mental health.
Your child might want to talk to someone Childline provides that online or phone support for anyone under the age of 19. Find support if you are feeling lonely, anxious, worried, get the support and advice you need.
Place2Be - has a range of free resources to help support your child and give you some helpful hints and tips to 'find your brave'.
The books are chosen by health experts and people living with the conditions covered. People can be recommended a title by a health professional, or they can visit their local library and take a book out for free.
There are currently five Reading Well booklists for adults, young people and children.
If you're experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can go to for help.
At Time to Change they have collated a list of organisation that you can go to for support.
In 2003 The Goldie Hawn Foundation launched MindUP, a highly acclaimed school-based Social Emotional Learning programme. MindUP teaches children about key parts of the brain to help them develop the critical knowledge and skills they need to strengthen their mental health and emotional wellbeing through increased self-awareness, self-regulation and social and emotional competencies.
They have created a set of comprehensive resources to help bring MindUP into your home to support you and your family. These resources form part of our MindUP For Families course for parents/carers.
Family Full House Bingo Challenge KS1
Connect Keep Learning Take Notice Be Active Give
Read a Book
Take turns storytelling.
Kung Fu Panda Punctuation
Learn punctuation in a fun way.
Paint/ draw a picture of your family and/ or friends.
Tidy your room.
Make up a handshake with 5 different actions.
Build a Tower
Can you build a really tall towerusing different objects?
Hands and Feet
Draw around someone’s hands or feet.
Can you turn them into an animal or a character?
Build a den inside or outside.
Take an empty egg box and collect special things from outside.
Who would you like to give it to and why?
Blindfold each other and see if you can guess what the different foods are without looking?
Grass Cutting with Supervision
Cut the grass with scissors.
Make grass soup!
Look up at the night sky.
What can you see?
Complete 50 star jumps.
Record or write a message for someone you love.
How long can you stare at each other without smiling?
Sweep Up Challenge
Can you learn how to
Look up at the sky. What shapes do the clouds look like? Where would you like to travel to on the cloud?
Can you share 5 different moves?
Put on a show.
Make someone laugh.
Show an adult how to play a game you enjoy.
Use pans and kitchen equipment to make different sounds.
Collect lots of natural objects, leaves, stones, flowers to make a picture.
Paint paths, fences, stones with water. How quickly does it dry?
Have a lovely bath or shower. Give your body a good spring clean.
Family Full House Bingo Challenge KS2
Connect Keep Learning Take Notice Be Active Give
Take 10 pictures of things that make you happy.
Share and compare.
Train your Brain
How many flags can you name?
Practice Ways to Feel Calm
Make a card/ draw a picture or send a message to someone you care about.
Try Not to Blink Challenge
How long can you stare at each other without blinking?
Learn 5 New Facts
Learn 5 new facts about an octopus.
Draw a Picture
Hot and Cold
Ask a family member to hide 5 things and you have to find them.
Give yourself time to relax and do the things you enjoy.
Play hangman. Who is the winner?
Make Me Laugh
Learn 5 new jokes.
Share them with your family.
Can you practice at night before you go to sleep?
60 Second Physical
Give Your Time
Help a family member with housework or a task.
Together can you think of an emotion for each letter of the alphabet?
Deadly 60 Quiz
Listen to Music.
Reflect: How does that music make you feel?
Can you put your arms out to the side and keep doing small circles until a song ends?
Keep in touch with a friend. Look after each other. Stay connected.
My 5 Ways to Wellbeing Weekly Diary
Simply write or draw the activity you have completed on each day and draw an emoji that reflects how it made you feel.
Overall how did you feel today 0-5?
5 = Feeling really good