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.
Mental health champions– Sue Challinor/Christine Burke/Teena Meighen
School Counsellor- Anna Edwards
Behaviour support assistant– Kerry Preston
Mental health first aiders– Sue Challinor / Christine Burke / Teena Meighen / Gemma Perischine / Matt Branch / Kerry Preston / Lee Mutch
- Winston’s wish https://www.winstonswish.org/
- Child bereavement UK – https://www.childbereavementuk.org/Listing/Category/support-for-young-people
Gender and Identity
Helping your child to cope with mental health
- Mental Health foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/make-it-count-guide-for-parents-and-carers
- NHS every mind matters https://www.nhs.uk/every-mind-matters/supporting-others/childrens-mental-health/
- Young minds https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/
- Place 2Be https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/supporting-your-child-s-mental-health/
- Mind https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/tips-for-everyday-living/parenting-with-a-mental-health-problem/helping-your-children/
Mental health services for young people
Suicide support and guidance
Top tips for looking after your mental health and wellbeing poster
Online support booklets
YPAS offers a range of support and therapeutic services for children aged 5-15 years, young people aged 16-25 and families in Liverpool.
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.
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: