Mental Health and Wellbeing

Our aim is to provide mental health and well-being advice, support and signposting for all of students, parents and staff.

We all have mental health and good mental health is a valuable asset that will allow you to complete tasks effectively and efficiently.

In order for us to support mental health and wellbeing we have a number of projects, support sessions, lessons, external agencies and activities in school.

We are continually updating our knowledge to allow us to drive forward our aim and to provide a platform that can be accessed by all.

Wellbeing Team

Mental Health and Well-Being  Lead– Sue Challinor

School Counsellor- Anna Edwards

Behaviour Support Assistant– Kerry Preston

Mental Health First Aiders– Sue Challinor / Christine Burke / Teena Meighen / Gemma Perischine / Lee Mutch /Alex Hands

Parent Support

Recommended Websites

Leading UK charity for children’s mental health. Includes a variety of resources for children and parents and online advice and support.

Online mental wellbeing community. Access to online counselling services. Online advice and support. Join for free to access the benefits.

Expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.

YPAS offers a range of support and therapeutic services for children aged 5-15 years, young people aged 16-25 and families in Liverpool.

Young Person’s Advisory Service – Young Person’s Advisory Service (

Online advice and support.

Provides mental health counselling support and training to schools.

Papyrus is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide in young people. Online advice and support.

Online help and support to encourage awareness about mental health disorders in young children.


Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.

Resources and online help and support.

This website has been produced by the Specialist Public Health School Nurses of Mersey Care site aims to provide health information to assist young people  to take control of their own health and to lead an independent life. It is a general health site designed to signpost young people to other more specific health information and agencies. It is aimed at age 15-25 years, but year 10’s may also find it helpful.

Is a UK based charity that provides free, confidential support for young people under 25 via online and social media platforms.

This service offers support, advice and recovery programmes for people living with phobias, OCD and other anxiety based disorders.


Health for Teens introduces a new and different way for young people aged 11-19 to learn about their health.


Offers support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies. They work to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.

Mental Health Week Theme – Loneliness

Liverpool LA recently commissioned a survey on mental health and it was found that loneliness was a prominent theme. In order to support teachers, parents and carers, we are recommending the following resource: