MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING


Children and young people are spending more time at home away from their usual routine, friends and activities. Here are some tips on how to support your young person’s wellbeing and your own.

Children’s emotions can seem big and unpredictable at times. Most of the time this is normal and is part of a developing mind. Here are 10 different ways you can help your child to try and make sense of what they are feeling.

With schools being closed and lots of people working from home, we know that during this period it’s really important that you look after your mental and emotional wellbeing as well as your physical health.

Children and young people especially will now be spending their days at home away from their usual routine, friends and activities.

This can create worry about the effect this may have on your child’s development, physical and mental health, as well as your family’s wellbeing.

Here are some tips on how to support your young person’s wellbeing.


Non-Screen Activities you can do from Home – Click on link or image to download PDF

8 Ways to Help Children Struggling During Lockdown


Downloadable PDF Resources – Click on Image to Download!


Very Useful Web Links

Novio Support is a web based approach to share information about SEND for Parent, Carers and Professionals in the Area South locality.






Self-care and mental health are connected, neglecting one can have a negative impact on the other. Children having self-care is very important, but it is equally as important for adults too! Download the NHS Self Care Kit below by clicking on the image or link!

The Alphabet Guide to Wellbeing

Felpham Beach Photograph on header of this page (C) Sarah Ferris Jan 2021