Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for Children

If you are worried about the safety or welfare of a child please contact NSPCC on:
0808 800 5000 or https://www.nspcc.org.uk/

Anna Freud Centre Self Care Summer Pack
The #SelfcareSummer Primary resource is full of fun activities designed to help children look after their mental health and wellbeing during the summer holiday, while enjoying themselves. https://www.annafreud.org/schools-and-colleges/resources/selfcaresummer-primary-pack/

Bereavement
A range of support for grieving children.
https://www.childbereavementuk.org/

Childline Kids
Children can access support for a range of issues, as well as a range of online activities and games for children to support emotions and wellbeing
https://www.childline.org.uk/kids/

Counselling
Parents can refer their child to the Kent School Health team, for emotional wellbeing support via the Children and Young People’s Counselling Service at
www.kentcht.nhs.uk/forms/school-health-service-referral-form

Kent Resilience Hub
Supporting 10-16 year olds cope better with the pressures of every day life
https://kentresiliencehub.org.uk/

Kent Wellbeing Service
Information on local and national services to support wellbeing, and localised hub of information with simple tips and advice during this challenging time
http://www.kent.gov.uk/wellbeing

Kooth
Mental health and wellbeing online platform for young people aged 10 to 16 across the whole of Kent. Young people can chat to a friendly qualified counsellor Monday to Friday between 12 noon and 10pm and Saturday and Sunday between 6pm and 10pm.
https://www.kooth.com/

YoungMinds
Information on child and adolescent mental health.
www.youngminds.org.uk