Parents and Carers
Random acts of kindness week
14-20 February 2022
Here is a calendar of challenges for you to try to complete. being kind is one of the 5 ways you can help support your mental health each day.
Children's Mental Health Week
7-13 February 2022
The theme this year is ‘growing together’.
A new, evidence-based resource has been released from the Maudsley Charity & NHS England. Recognising the pressure parents can be under, they have responded by creating simple tips and tricks which are proven to help families who are finding things tricky. These focus on helping with difficult behaviour and negative emotions.
Parentline 07520 631590
Parentline is our text messaging advice service for Norfolk parents/carers of 0 - 19 year olds. If you need advice about your child or young persons health or well being, simply send a text and one of our team will text you back with advice.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 1:00pm
Aimed at 8-11 year olds and their parents, Ollee helps families talk about difficult topics.
How to tackle anxiety with Dr Anna Colton
A service provided from Ormiston families providing assessment and support by professionals for children and young people who are experiencing mental health and emotional problems
Relax Kids uses research-based mindful and relaxation techniques alongside values and positive psychology (positivity, strength-building, gratitude, resilience and compassion) to help support children's emotional health and wellbeing through resources, training and classes.
MAP provides counselling and mental health support for young people age 11-25 from our centres in Norwich and Great Yarmouth and in schools and community bases around Norfolk. All of their services are free, confidential and carried out by professionals trained in youth counselling and youth mental health.
Online mental wellbeing community - Free, safe and anonymous.
Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Provides support for parents and young people.
Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 4pm
Please find below a great website to encourage positive mental health through movement and, in turn, adopting healthy habits.
For each 5 challenges completed, children get an award that leads to certificates. It's a really child friendly website too!
A mindfulness app
Free for basic level access
Empowering children and young people to build resilience, manage their emotional health and to fulfil their potential
Smiling Mind has been developed by psychologists. Listen to meditations as guided by smooth and calming voices.
Compassion and Kindness
A worry box