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Mental Health

 

At Denton West End Primary School, we understand how important it is to look after our mental health - for children, parents and staff.  Please find some information and guidance below that may be useful (click on the links).  As always, if you require further support or are concerned about a child's mental health, please contact school through a note in your child's planner or by telephone. 

 

Tameside Mental Health

 

Please see the document below for ideas to help boost mental health during November. 

A useful link for parents to support their child with SEND  and their mental health:

 

Please see the links below to help children and parents cope with grief.

https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/parents-a-z-mental-health-guide/grief-and-loss/

The Kooth team (see below) provide free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling. They are all based in the UK, and have a variety of professional experience, so you can be sure to find someone to talk to about your specific needs.

Are you a victim of Domestic Abuse or know someone who is?  These websites can provide vital support:

 

Refuge – National Domestic Abuse helpline

0808 2000 247

https://www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

 

Women’s Aid

https://www.womensaid.org.uk/

 

The Hideout – designed to support children and young people impacted by domestic abuse

http://thehideout.org.uk/

 

Galop – supports LGBT+ victims of domestic abuse

0800 999 5428

https://galop.org.uk/domesticabuse/

 

Mankind Initiative – supports male victims of domestic abuse

01823 334 244

https://www.mankind.org.uk/

 

MEND may be appropriate for dads and dads-to-be of babies and children up to the age of 11 years who;

 Ø  Have accepted responsibility for perpetrating domestic abuse

Ø  Have regular contact with their children or are working towards this

Ø  Want to place their children at the forefront of future choices 

Ø  Display a willingness to change their behaviours

Ø  Are comfortable working and talking within a group environment