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Parents and Carers

Adults as well as children need to look after their emotional wellbeing.  Please find activities below for families to complete together. 


Activities coming soon

 

Your Mental Health

This section explains how you can get help if you are worried about your mental health. It explains about options for treatment and support. Such as seeing your GP, talking therapy and self-help and support from charities. This section is for anyone worried about their mental health. 

  • Mental health problems are common. Up to 1 in 4 people have experienced mental illness. 

  • You may want support if you have noticed changes in the way you think or feel which cause problems in your day-to-day life. 

  • Stressful events such as losing a job, relationship issues, bereavement or money issues can lead to mental illness. But there can be other factors, like a family history of mental illness. 

  • If you think you need help, it’s best to get support and treatment as soon as you can. Seeking help early can speed up your recovery. 

  • You can get support and treatment from the NHS and from other places too. There are also things you can do to help yourself. 

What Help Can My GP Give Me? 

You can visit your GP to discuss your options for help and treatment. GPs are experienced in dealing with mental health problems, so try to be open about how you have been feeling. 

What Are NHS Talking Therapy Services? 

NHS talking therapy services can be accessed in Bradford through My Wellbeing College. 

Find out more here 

Where Can I Get Help If I’m Having A Mental Health Crisis? 

If you are in crisis means that your mental health is very bad, so you might need urgent support and treatment.  

 

Your Child’s Mental Health 

 

Talking is always a good place to start. Talk to your child about how they are feeling to find out more. Talk to your GP if you are worried that your child’s mental health might need additional support. 

There are things we can do in school to help too. Speak to your child’s class teacher if you would like to know more about the support we can offer.

Mrs. Fillan our Mental Health Champion is also available to talk to in our parent café in the Orchard every Friday from 9:00 

Here are some services that may help:  

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