Organisations

If you are experiencing mental health issues or are worried about your child or a child that you care for please find a list of websites below which can offer you information and contact details should you need support:

https://youngminds.org.uk/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-guide-to-support-a-z/parents-guide-to-support-depression-and-low-mood/

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/your-guide-to-support/guide-to-camhs/

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/

If you feel you need urgent help please call 111 to talk to someone, contact your GP or the contacts in this link can help you: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/

https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/for-children-and-young-people/information-for-parents/

Courses

The following courses are available online and are free to take.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/depression-young-people

This course has been specifically created for parents of young people with depression and low mood, teachers and primary (or other) healthcare professionals who play a role in detecting mental health difficulties and offering appropriate support and guidance to young people.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/young-people-mental-health

This course has been created for young people aged over 14 wanting to know more about mental health. It might also be of interest to parents, caregivers, teachers and medical professionals.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/low-mood-during-covid-19

This course is helpful for young people with low mood and depression and their parents and carers, or anyone who has contact with young people during COVID-19.

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/youth-mental-health-during-covid-19

This course is designed for teachers, supporters, guardians, and parents of children affected by the current COVID-19 situation.

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