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Resources

Relevant information and further links on a range of topics

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The following information is designed to help provide useful contact details and links to other websites that cover a range of relevant topics and subjects.

Please visit this page on a regular basis as the information will be frequently expanded and updated.

Useful links

Emotional support

  • The Mix essential support to under 25’s via helpline, email, one to one chat and counselling
  • Emotional support 24 hours a day 365 days a year Samaritans 
  • CALM provide support for men in the UK who are down or have hit a wall Helpline and Webchat
  • SHOUT 85258 text  any time, day or night. Confidential and anonymous messages. It is free to text Shout 85258 from all major mobile networks
  • Mind offers information and advice to people with mental health problems

Mindfulness and keeping active

  • Smiling Mind provide short audio sessions to help with mindfulness

Emotional support for children

  • Emotional Support via phone, online chat or email for anyone under 18 Childline
  • Camhs have a wealth of useful online resources to support children & young people, particularly at this time
  • Advice from the NSPCC on how to have difficult conversations with children: Click here
  • Books to help children and young people of all ages and their carers talk about tough topics: Click here

Activities for Children

  • Cosmic Yoga have a range of videos for children aged 3+

Coronavirus specific

Below are some links to YouTube, which are helpful to illustrate the importance of hand washing to your children

10th- 23rd May is Foster Care Fortnight

We’re encouraging local people to think about becoming foster carers with their local authority, using the campaign theme #whywecare

We’ll be looking at why some of our carers and staff do what they do, featuring in editorial with local media titles, appearing on billboards, launching our new 3 Ways strategy, broadcasting on digital radio and much, much more.