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Supporting Mental Health - COVID 19

Mrs Umpleby - 20 Apr 2020

Thrive for Parents and Carers

“Parents who are looking for support and reassurance as lockdown restrictions start to ease can now access free online help from a leading children’s mental health and wellbeing organisation.

Thrive® has launched the Thrive-Online Parent Toolkit as part of its response to the coronavirus pandemic, enabling parents and carers of children aged 4 to 11 to access practical guidance and information. Thrive is known for the training and online services it provides to teachers and other education professionals to support children’s social and emotional development.  The new toolkit draws on this expertise to provide a resource for parents and carers who may be home schooling or helping children to manage uncertainty relating to the coronavirus situation”.

Click on the image below to take a look at this FREE toolkit:

 North Yorkshire County Council jointly with the NHS have created a new website to help support mental health within young people. This new website is dedicated to helping children and young people find mental health support in North Yorkshire.  The Go-to is a portal or ‘single point of information’ for mental health support services offered by different agencies in the county. With lots of useful tips, information and signposting the site has specific ‘young person’, ‘parent/carer’ and ‘professional’ tabs for easy navigation.

Clicking on 'The Go-To' will take you straight to the portal on the website:

Click on the image below for another useful resource which was recommended by one of our parents:

Mental Health Awareness Week 2020 sees the launch of a new 'Wellbeing Wake-up' YouTube channel from Compass. Head to the channel by clicking on the image below:
These sessions are based on the 5 Ways to Wellbeing, which are...

For further information for parents and carers on how to support your children during the Coronavirus outbreak, visit:

Click here for another useful resource for parents and carers who are looking for support in answering their child's questions about Coronavirus and what will happen:

 Click here for more resources linked to Mental Health Awareness Week:

Click below to view a short film put together by primary-aged children in conjunction with the National Centre for Children and Families and introduced by the Duchess of Cambridge:


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