Mental Health and Wellness

This can be a stressful, worrying and uncertain time for everyone. Here you will find information to look after your mental health and well-being.

Certificate of Achievement

If you’ve got someone you care for who deserves some praise for staying home, you can download this certificate to say thank you!
You can download and print the PDF here.

Mental Health UK Advice

Find information and tips for managing your mental health during the coronavirus outbreak. You may be feeling anxious or stressed during this time, and that’s completely normal. There are simple steps you can take to look after your mental health and wellbeing.
Mental Health UK

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership

If you’re worried about your own, or someone else’s mental health during the COVID19 outbreak, trained staff are on hand to help. Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership have launched a 24-hour telephone helpline. You can call 0300 3031320. Visit their website here.

Action for Happiness

Action for Happiness have a 30 day calendar, with small actions you can do each day to help yourself and others keep calm in this pandemic.
Action for Happiness Calendars

Guidance from Young Minds

Guidance on how to talk to your child about Coronavirus plus tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing.
Young Minds

CMH Workshops – Children’s Mental Health

CMH are running virtual workshops, with a series of videos on YouTube such as Understanding and Managing Childhood Anxiety, Understanding Teenage Brain Development and Behaviour, and Building Resilience in Children and Adolescents. You can find their YouTube channel here.

Childline Online

Information and advice for young people about understanding Coronavirus, coping whilst staying at home and managing anxiety.
Counsellors are available to chat online or children can call the free helpline 0800 1111. There’s also a number of online games designed to reduce stress.
Childline Website

Mindfulness Association

The Mindfulness Association are offering daily online guided meditation, lead by one of their tutors. Every day at 7pm, followed by an opportunity to chat online with others. Find more information here.

Looking After Your Mental Health

An article from the Independent about looking after your mental health when you are self isolating at home.
Article

Opportunities for children and adults with Learning Disabilities