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Mental Health & Wellbeing

Updated 24th Jan 2022

 

Signposting for Resources

Below is a listing of various organisations that provide services relating to Wellbeing & Mental Health.

If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know

Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity, or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs. 

 

Resources for  Wellbeing

Mental health

Free Mental Health Resources for Schools
Beat
BEAT
Beat works with those who have an eating disorder and those supporting them. They offer a helpline, training, downloadable resources, and up-to-date information and support.
NSPCCChild mental health
Find out more about recognising issues with child mental health, how to respond, and take appropriate action. Updated March 2021
Kent Resilience HubKent Resilience Hub
On my mindOn My Mind contains information, advice and resources to help young people support their own mental health, including signposting to sources of support in times of crisis and tools to help young people manage their own wellbeing.
NspccNSPCC
Schools in MindSchools in Mind
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families
A resource page full of information, downloadables & videos on mental health. 

Apps Supporting Wellbeing

Apps Supporting Wellbeing

Smiling MindSmiling Mind  Free mindfulness information app for teens
HeadspaceHeadspace  A new free section in the app in response to the coronavirus, called 'weathering the storm'
Calm HarmCalm Harm  A free app to help teenagers manage self-harm
Mee TwoMee Two Regulated, a confidential app for teenagers to safely, discuss their worries
CalmCalm For meditation and sleep
 

Signposting - Organisations & Support

Below is a List of Various Organisations that Provide Support, Advice and Resources.
If any of the details below require updating or amending, let us know
Please be aware that the organisations listed on this page are provided for information purposes only, and are not endorsed or recommended by STLS. You should always ensure that any service, activity or therapy that you are considering for your child / young person is appropriate to their needs.

Signposting

Mental Health FoundationA to Z on All Things Mental Health
 
Big white wallBig White Wall (BWW) is a multi-award-winning digital mental health and wellbeing service, offering safe, anonymous online support available 24/7.
Childline



Childline 0800 1111 (24 hours)
On my mindOn My Mind contains information, advice and resources to help young people support their own mental health, including signposting to sources of support in times of crisis and tools to help young people manage their own wellbeing.
Every mindAn online wellbeing hub at www.kent.gov.uk/wellbeing provides self-help advice and links to local support services to help people’s mental wellbeing.
New text service for children, young people, and adults needing immediate mental health support
This service can be accessed by texting the word “Kent” to 85258.  This is a 24/7 text service provided by SHOUT and the Crisis Text Line as part of the Kent and Medway Release the Pressure campaign.
FegansFegans - Counselling Children. Supporting Parents
Fegans are working with The Violence Reduction Unit to offer counselling to young people in Kent who are involved in violence, have the potential to become involved in violence or have suffered trauma from violence.
Click here for more information.  
Kooth mdmKooth Student   Free Counselling Service for young people aged 10 to 16 for up to an hour a week 1:1 text-based chat.
SamaritansSamaritans  116 123 (24 hours)
Young MindsYoung Minds  text YM to 85258
The MixThe Mix     0808 808 4994

Media

Video Shorts

A Wonderfully Clear Description of The Triune Brain and the Role it Plays in the Fight, Flight Freeze Response. 

 

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