Mental Health and Wellbeing
Dealing with World Conflict
These websites and resources will support parents and carers in dealing with the complex subject of conflict around the world:
The Education Hub - Help for teachers and families to talk to pupils about Russia's invasion of Ukraine and how to help them avoid misinformation.
The BPS have advice and guidance about how to support children to manage anxiety over war, conflict and crises.
This range of websites provide further advice for parents and carers on mental health and wellbeing.
- Young Minds: Parents and carers can access a range of advice from an A-Z guide to support, parents survival guide, starting a conversation with your child and more.
- Charlie Waller Memorial Trust: this website provides resources on young people's mental health for parents and professionals, including guidance on supporting student mental health during GCSE exams and a wellbeing Action Plan for use with students.
- Charlie Waller Memorial Trust: also have guidance for parents and carers on how to build digitally healthy households, focusing on social media.
- MindEd for Families, children and young people offers a range of advice and support around mental health.
- Family Links offers programmes for parents of children from -9 months to 18+ providing adults and children with skills to lead emotionally healthy lives, build resilience, empathy, self-esteem and support positive relationships. Specialist programmes include parenting with Islamic Values, work with parents in prison and with parents of children with a disability or special needs.
- Start a Conversation: Aims to raise awareness of suicide and signpost to support that is available. Have a look at the calendar of events for upcoming training and national awareness days.