Mental wellbeing for children and young people

Good mental health allows us to cope with life’s ups and downs. If school is rubbish, you’re trying to figure out who you are and parents are stressing you out... then why wouldn’t you feel down about the world? But that’s really hard if it means you feel bad about yourself, lose confidence and can’t bounce back.

The #littlebluebookofsunshine explains some of the things you can do right now to feel better, or who to turn to if things feel too much. Download a copy to your phone.

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To support the wellbeing of children and young people during the coronavirus pandemic, we have put together three concise #coping guides for parents and carers and for children and young people themselves.

Local services

Need advice?

If you are concerned about the mental health of a young person and want to talk to someone about whether CAMHS can help, please contact the team at the (Children, Young People’s and Families)  CYPF Health Hub (BHFT)  on 0300 365 1234

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