Wellbeing, Mental Health and Safeguarding

The mental health, wellbeing and safeguarding of our students is paramount both in school and at home. We have complied this list of websites and resources to support parents and carers by providing advice guidance which we believe will be helpful for them and the children under their care.

‘There’s a very close tie between good health and a good education’ Laura Bush

Mental Health

https://youngminds.org.uk

A hub for all things mental health, children and young people

 

https://www.camhs-resources.co.uk/

CAMHs guide to useful websites and resources

 

https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/

How to support your child or young person

Bullying

https://www.kidscape.org.uk/

Advice and guidance for children who are victims of bullying. Parent advice phone line

 

https://www.bullying.co.uk/

Building better family lives together – confidential helpline

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/bullying-and-cyberbullying/

Advice and support for children on bullying and cyber bullying

Anxiety and School Refusal

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-guide-to-support-a-z/parents-guide-to-support-school-anxiety-and-refusal/

Parent support for anxiety and school refusal

 

http://www.brave-online.com/

Information and support for children and young people with social phobia and separation anxiety

 

https://nopanic.org.uk/resources/

Resources and support for anxiety, OCD, panic attacks, phobias

Self-Harm

https://hatw.co.uk/

Raising awareness on self-harm and depression within young people

 

http://www.nshn.co.uk/

Self-harm online support forum

Eating Disorders

http://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/

Advice, support and resources on eating disorders

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-guide-to-support-a-z/parents-guide-to-support-eating-problems/ 

Parents guide to supporting children and young people who may have an eating disorder

FGM

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/female-genital-mutilation-fgm/national-fgm-support-clinics

FGM support clinics

 

https://www.forwarduk.org.uk/how-we-work-for-women-and-girls/support-services/

Support for women and girls.

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/what-is-child-abuse/types-of-abuse/female-genital-mutilation-fgm/

What is FGM?

Keeping children and young people safe.

County Lines

https://www.nationalcrimeagency.gov.uk/what-we-do/crime-threats/drug-trafficking/county-lines

What are county lines? Criminal activity and the law.

 

https://learning.nspcc.org.uk/child-abuse-and-neglect/county-lines

What are county lines? How to keep children and young people safe.

Gender Identity and Sexuality

  1. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/sex-relationships/gender-identity/

Gender identity amongst children and young people

 

  1. https://gids.nhs.uk/parents-and-carers

Gender identity service parental support/guidance

 

  1. https://parentingsmart.place2be.org.uk/article/sexual-development

Understanding sexual development and exploration in teenagers.

 

  1. https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/sex-relationships/sexuality-sexual-orientation/

Sexuality and sexual orientation

 

https://www.stonewall.org.uk/help-advice/faqs-and-glossary/glossary-terms

Stonewall glossary of terms

 

  1. https://lgbtenfield.org/

Enfield based support group for teenagers 13-19.

Bereavement

https://www.winstonswish.org/

Giving hope to grieving children

 

https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Support for children who are bereaved and families who have lost children

 

https://www.griefencounter.org.uk/

Supporting bereaved children and young people. Free helpline

 

https://www.hopeagain.org.uk/

Support for children who have lost a parent

Online Safety

DfE Parental guidance

PDF guide from the DfE on online safety

 

https://www.kidsonlineworld.com/apps.html

Information on popular apps which teenagers are using.

 

https://www.kidsonlineworld.com/games.html

Information on popular games which teenagers are using.

 

https://parents.actionforchildren.org.uk/mental-health-wellbeing/online-safety-wellbeing/child-exploitation/

Child exploitation online

 

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/

Keeping children safe online guide

 

https://www.saferinternet.org.uk/advice-centre/parents-and-carers

Tips, guides, advice and resources to keep your child safe online

 

https://youngminds.org.uk/media/2451/social-media-a-guide-for-parents.pdf

PDF guide for talking to your children about gaming and social media

Childhood and Adolescence

https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/adolescence.html

Parent’s guide to surviving the teenage years

 

https://www.skillsyouneed.com/parent/understanding-adolescence.html

Parent’s guide to understanding adolescence

Building resilience

https://www.nhsggc.org.uk/media/257099/resilience-toolkit.pdf

Toolkit for children and young people to build resilience

 

https://www.annafreud.org/media/3194/year7_help4pupils.pdf

Top tips for feeling good – guide for children and young people

Physical health

Physical Health Sheet for Parents

PDF outlining guidance to ensure children and young people are physically healthy

Generic student support

https://new.enfield.gov.uk/services/children-and-education/local-offer/social-emotional-and-mental-health/

 

The Enfield Local offer for social, emotional and mental health

 

https://www.childline.org.uk/

24 hours a week. Helpline for children – no problem to big or too small

 

https://www.kooth.com/

An online mental wellbeing community for children and young people

 

https://www.themix.org.uk

Essential support for under 25s

Learning needs

Enfield Educational Psychologist Parental Help Line

PDF with details of the Enfield Ed Psyc parental helpline

Family support

https://familybasedsolutions.org.uk/

Enfield based charity supporting children, young people and families

 

https://new.enfield.gov.uk/if/parent-support-service/

Enfield parent support service

 

https://www.nexusenfield.com/nexus-projects/heard

Enfield based parenting forum and podcast

 

https://www.nexusenfield.com/nexus-projects

Enfield youth and community projects

Support for solo parents

https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Support, advice and guidance for single/ solo parents