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Parents & Carers

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Information and support for parents and carers

New telephone line launched....

A national freephone helpline for people in stressed-out families who feel they have no one else to talk to is to be unveiled by the Duchess of Cambridge.

Aimed at people struggling with issues including family rows, money worries, new parenthood and relationship difficulties, Family Line will be launched on Tuesday by the duchess, who is focusing her charity work on early intervention in domestic problems, including supporting people who are about to start family life.

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/jan/21/freephone-helpline-for-stressed-families-to-be-launched?CMP=twt_gu

HAPPYMAPS is a new website aimed at parents and carers around emotional wellbeing for children and covers ages 0-young adults, although the website is based in Bristol there is lots of useful information and tips on supporting good mental health and wellbeing for the whole family.

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There is a good guide HERE on supporting your child with mental health issues. The article also has information of services that might be of help.

Child mental health

 

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Young Minds offer free, confidential online and telephone support, including information and advice. Call the Parents' Helpline free on 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4pm), email parents@youngminds.org.uk or see the Young Minds parents section for further information . For more information on the parent helpline see HERE!

pinpointPinpoint is an independent information, support and involvement network for parents. They also run groups for parents of children and young people who have undiagnosed or diagnosed ADHD or ASD. Pinpoint also support a parent group around self-harm and other mental health issues.

 https://www.pinpoint-cambs.org.uk/support-groups/listen-cambridge/ 

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Pinpoint also work with RETHINK further information can be found Here!

Support groups for parents/carers of a child with Autism  can be found Here! 

 

Little Miracles

 Little Miracles is a charity that supports families that have children with additional needs, disabilities and life limiting conditions,Little Miracles run counselling sessions for parents too. They have several branches in Cambridgeshire and their HQ is in Peterborough .

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Stem4 offers advice for teenagers and parents on mental health issues

 

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MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health for all adults. There is a specific section dedicated to families with information on what to do if you are worried about your child, common problems, teenage development and building confidence and resilience in children and much more!

 

CPSL Mind 

Cambridgeshire, Peterborough and South Lincolnshire Mind - They provide a wide range of services across the county to support those recovering from mental health challenges, promote positive mental health and tackle mental health-related stigma and discrimination within our communities. They have the Stress Less Project to support young people, but will support adults with any concerns about their own mental health and wellbeing.

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

SANEline: 0300 304 7000 ( daily 4.30 pm-10.30 pm)

Textcare:comfort and care via text message, sent when the person needs it most  http://www.sane.org.uk/textcare

 

Ormiston Families is the East of England’s leading family charity, supporting children, young people and families to manage the challenges they face and improve their life chances.

We provide wide-ranging support for children and young people, from mental health services, help to bridge the gap between home and school, to support for imprisonment and much more

www.ormiston.org

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Family lives

Advice on all aspects of parenting including dealing with bullying Phone: 0808 800 2222 

Website is here!

 

 

 Anna Freud Centre

Anna Freud Centre has just launched a ground-breaking series of expert podcasts to help parents understand and manage child and family mental health problems. 

one you It's really important to look after your own mental health and wellbeing when you are looking after others. Check out the national One You Public Health campaign and complete the quiz for tailored information on how to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

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Best beginnings supports parents in giving their children the best start in life supporting parents between conception and the child's third birthday. Their website includes educational and interactive tools to support parent-to-be and new parents. See information for parents.

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The Childrens Society has lots of information on young peoples mental health and advice for parents.

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Rethink helpline for carers of people with schizophrenia and other mental illnesses Tel: Office hours 01354 655786

Making Space is a national charity providing information and support for those who care for those with a mental health condition. They have a group in Cambridgeshire, more information can be found HERE

 

Internet safety-lots of interesting info below on internet safety and HERE

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