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Supporting Mental Health

In order to make the referral process simpler, MIND have created an online referral form.  Please find below the QR codes and links for the 121 guided self-help sessions and the drop-in service

Online Referral Form

This can be completed by School Staff, and Parents/carers 

https://hfehmind.jotform.com/210492806875059 

Drop In Request Form

This can be completed by Parents/Carers, and School staff that would like to discuss a child's wellbeing.

https://hfehmind.jotform.com/210523186902955

H&F MHST are offering free virtual workshops to help parents manage their children's anxiety as well as supporting children with change and transition. Please see posters and click on the Eventbrite link to sign up! I look forward to seeing some of you. 

As schools plan to reopen, it is only natural for us to feel some anxiety. It is natural to have worries or concerns about how things will be, what will happen in a couples of weeks' times, and gauging how you will be able to cope with yet another change. And your children may be feeling the same way. Why not spend some time watching this video about anxiety and trying out the 5,4,3,2,1 technique to help manage some feelings of anxiety? 

 

What is anxiety? What Is Anxiety (my-mind.tv)

Returning to schools: Returning To School Tips For Parents (my-mind.tv)

5, 4, 3, 2, 1: 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 Grounding With Dr Helen Williams (my-mind.tv) 

It can be difficult to move your body with the lockdown, it is even more difficult if you live in a home which does not have a garden. This active bingo card gives you different ways to get active around the house. Use this with your family as a fun game as well as regular exercise! 

Well-being is the state of feeling healthy and well. Humans have both physical and mental wellbeing and the things we experience can have a positive or negative effect on our wellbeing. The 5 Ways to Wellbeing are simple steps that everyone can take to increase their happiness and productivity. Research has shown people who practice this live longer by 7.5 years! You may find you are already doing some of these things in your everyday life and we encourage you to practice some more. Each day of the week try one of the 5 ways of well-being tips!

Understandably COVID-19 and school closures have interrupted the usual routine for children and parents and helping your children with this change can be very difficult. Especially when this is a new experience for us all. The World Health Organisation has created six helpful steps to help you support your children in a healthy and manageable way.

Hi Parents! 

 

My name is Zainab, I am an Educational Mental Health Practitioner (EMHP) from the Hammersmith and Fulham Mental Health Support Team. I work at Addison Primary School on Fridays. I am here to help you support your children if they are feeling worried, anxious, having difficulties following routine, or behavioural problems.  I can work with you directly through our 121 sessions or I can provide a one-off session through our drop-in service. Please have a look at the posters for more information. Finally, I can offer workshops to help with various difficulties your children may be experiencing- please do complete the parent workshop survey below:

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