Emotional Wellbeing Support:
Children and Young People Mental Health Support
The organisations working together to deliver the new emotional wellbeing and mental health service for children and young people in Surrey, are delighted to announce the new service name:
Mindworks Surrey also has a brand new website: www.mindworks-surrey.org providing children, young people, families and carers with information about services, advice and resources. It is a source of essential information, including how to ask for help in a crisis via the 24/7 Crisis Line.
17+ Mental Health Support from Surrey Mind Matters
People aged over 17 can get support with their mental health here: Mind Matters Surrey. From free talking therapies that you can self-refer to, to informative leaflets and videos for advice and support, there's lots on the website to help.
Guide for Parents and Carers on Emotional Wellbeing Support for Children in Surrey
Guide for Parents and Carers, September 2020 from the NHS, Healthy Schools Surrey and Surrey County Council. Your child’s health and wellbeing is important to us and now more than ever we want to ensure you know how to access the right advice, guidance and support for your family at the right time. This brief guide aims to summarise the key resources available to help maintain your child’s wellbeing and address any emotional needs.
Barnardo’s ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service
See, Hear, Respond is a service provided across England by Barnardo’s and other national and local community-based organisations in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.
See, Hear, Respond, provides support to children, young people and their families who aren’t currently seeing a social worker or other agency, and who are struggling to cope with the emotional impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19). See, Hear, Respond will support from pre-birth up to 18 years of age and those with special educational needs under the age of 25.
See, Hear, Respond will contact every referral made, so no child is missed. Help is available in one or more of four ways:
You can access via the ‘See, Hear, Respond’ service self-referral webpage or Freephone 0800 151 7015.
What is Anxiety?
- What is Anxiety? Helping you to support your child.
- Strategies for Managing Anxiety. Helping you to support your child.
- Transitions to a new School: COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
- Returning to school following lockdown and COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
- Anxiety in the context of COVID-19. Helping you to support your child.
A child and adolescent psychiatrist at Priory Group - Dr Hayley van Zwanenberg - has recently provided valuable advice for parents on how to talk to their child about anxiety. They have produced an infographic using this information, which parents can use when explaining to their child why anxiety can happen, when it can happen and what they can do if they do become anxious.
We are a Surrey based charity supporting survivors of Domestic Abuse. We offer sanctuary, support and empowerment to anyone affected by Domestic Abuse.
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading national charity for bereaved people. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies, and work to enhance society's care of bereaved people. Cruse offers face-to-face, group, telephone, email and website support.
Social Media and Mental Health
Other support pages:
Health and Wellbeing Guide for Parents Jan 2021
Let's talk about mental health