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Sources of support and information

If you would like further information about supporting your child’s mental health and wellbeing please take a look at the following resources.

We offer a tiered approach to mental health and emotional wellbeing support within our school. Access to targeted and indicated provision is reviewed regularly by the mental health lead. If you wish to speak to someone at school, please contact Cathy Child via the school office in the first instance.

Local Support

Information, Advice and Support Manchester parents@manchester.gov.uk
Free impartial information, advice and support to parents/cares of children and young people from the age of 0-25, who have special needs and/or disability.

Manchester Early Help Hub South earlyhelpsouth@manchester.gov.uk
General advice, guidance and information

Help & Support Manchester
Online directory of services available in the Manchester area

Youth Wellbeing Directory          
Listings site that is searchable by location and has details of local services for young people

Gaddum Centre info@gaddum.co.uk
Counselling for children and their families (bereavement)

Winston’s Wish         
A child bereavement support service

Childline 0800 1111 
Childline is yours – a free, private and confidential service where you can talk about anything. We’re here for you online, on the phone, anytime.

Online resources

Every Mind Matters
There are times when we all feel the strain. As parents and carers, there are ways we can support children and young people to give them the best chance to stay mentally healthy.    

Anna Freud Centre 
Helping children through the coronavirus crisis.

Mentally Healthy Schools
Mentally Healthy Schools is a free website for UK primary and secondary schools and further education settings, offering school staff information, advice and practical resources to better understand and promote pupils’ mental health and wellbeing.      

MindEd is a free educational resource on children, young people, adults and older people's mental health

Young Minds
Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone who's struggling, we can help.       

If you're going through a tough time, you're not alone. We've got lots of information and advice to help.

As parents and carers, you play an important role in your child’s mental health.?Check out our free resources for families.


Further sources of support for specific mental health issues are listed in the full positive mental health policy which can be found here.

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