Support And Wellbeing

 

We take the happiness and well-being of our pupils and their families very seriously. Please find below information, links and documents that might be helpful if you are in need of support.

Support and Help

Some recommended links

Sometimes its hard to know where to go when your child needs help and support. We have included some useful links to some agencies that can help.

Young Minds

Starting a conversation with your child.

Young Minds

Parents Helpline.

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Young Minds

Ten ways to help children cope with change.

Partnership for Children

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Self-care for parents and carers.

Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families

Managing social media.

Shout

Samaritans

Samaritans is dedicated to reducing feelings of isolation and disconnection that can lead to suicide. You will receive free confidential and non-judgemental emotional support whenever you need someone to talk to. Call 116 123 available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, before, during or after a crisis.

Mental Health First Aid UK

Supporting your mental health while working from home, self-care tips and other helpful links.

Redbridge Domestic Violence Support Line

Reach Out

0800 145 6410

Weekdays 9am-5pm

Mental Health Direct

Mental Health Direct provide support and advice anytime of the day or night. The service can arrange for you to speak with a mental health professional and advise you about what service to contact to get the support you need. You can call 0300 555 1000; 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Good Thinking Redbridge

A digital mental health opportunity available to all. It offers online web and app based tools and resources to help people to feel better. Support covers a range of common mental health issues ranging from managing anxiety to meeting like-minded people. 

Talking Therapies Redbridge

Redbridge Talking Therapies accepts self-referral as well as referrals from GPs and other health professionals. You can call 0300 300 1554, option 1, available Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. Alternatively, you can self-refer online.

Online Suicide Prevention Training

The Zero Suicide Alliance is a collaborative of National Health Trusts, businesses and individuals who are all committed to suicide prevention in the UK and beyond. The alliance is ultimately concerned with improving support for people contemplating suicide by raising awareness of and promoting free suicide prevention training which is accessible to all.

Help is at Hand

Help is at hand provides people affected by suicide with both emotional and practical support.

Coping Through Football

Coping through Football is a social inclusion project that uses football as a tool to engage people who have experienced mental health problems. The aim is to use the football experience to get fitter, increase levels of self-esteem and confidence, make new friends and help people get their lives back on track.

Contact Sonia Smith on 07538 101 450 or sonia.smith@nelft.nhs.uk.

Mind

Mind provides support for anybody experiencing or affected by poor mental health.

Time to Change

Time to change are a campaign to change the way people think and act about mental health problems.

Elsa story time

Elsa back to school story time for children

Top tips returning back to school

Prepare your child for returning back to school

Mental Health Pack

Mental health first aid parents pack returning to school

Positive Mental Health

Instagram Accounts

Here are some Instagram accounts that promote positivity and mental health in adults.

@thehappyladder

@happyplaceofficial

@calm

@laurajaneillustrations

@headspace

@calmmamasclub

@thegoodquote

@powerofpositivity

@advocating.mentalhealth

@mentalhealthmates

@mentalhealthfoundation

@humenorg

@chopra

@meditation_and_mindfullness

@mindup

Some more suggestions of good Instagram accounts can be found here.

Podcasts

Here are some podcasts about positivity and mental health.

Mental Health Foundation Podcast

The Mental Health Today Show

Happy Place Podcast

Some more suggestions of good podcasts can be found here.

Contact Us

Redbridge Primary School
College Gardens
Redbridge
IG4 5HW

Telephone: 020 8551 7429

Email: admin.redbridgeprimary@redbridge.gov.uk

School Hours: 8:50am - 3:30pm (Lunch at 12:00pm to 13:15pm)