Portishead Primary School

Portishead Primary School

Learning & achieving together

Advice, Support and Resources

The care for our children is always the school's first priority. Please come in and ask to speak to a teacher, Mrs Hardwidge or Mr Riordan who is our qualified mental health first aider if you have any concerns. 

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Click here for the 5 ways to wellbeing.

5 ways to wellbeing - another example.

CAMHS

Many services contribute to the mental health and emotional wellbeing of a child or young person. Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is an umbrella term for them.

Referral to CAMHS are arranged through your GP or another healthcare professional.

Helpful Resources and Organisations

Action for Happiness - a non-profit making group committed to building a happier more caring society.

www.actionforhappiness.org

Anna Freud Centre - a children's mental health charity providing specialist help and training and carrying out research.

www.annafreud.org

Young Minds - is the leading UK charity committed to improving emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

www.youngminds.org.uk Telephone: 0808 802 5544

Childline - a counselling service for parents, children and young people.

www.childline.org.uk    Telephone: 0800 111

Kooth - provides free online support for young people delivered by counsellors through chat based services.

www.kooth.com

Mind - the national mental health charity, which offers a range of excellent resources and local support groups.

www.mind.org.uk Telephone: 0300 123 3393

 Mr Riordan can provide details of organisations and resources to support on a wide range of mental health issues.

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