Children's Mental Health awareness week is coming up in February, please see below some useful links for preparation.
This page has links to video's, podcasts and live discussions around young peoples mental health and wellbeing. Check these out!
VIDEO - ORDINARY MAGIC: Resilience & Mental and Emotional Wellbeing in Schools
This short film has been made by the Education Wellbeing Team and young people in Cambridgeshire. It shows young peoples views and understanding of mental health. See here
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.
MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES LEAFLET
This Insight series of leaflets by Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation trust, were designed and written by people who have personal experience of different mental health problems and the people who support them. They provide introductory information on a range of mental health problems and other issues relevant to mental health. They act as signposts to local sources of support and information. These have been written for adult mental health, but may be useful for young people.
VIDEO STREAM 3 - Sexual Health
VIDEO STREAM 2 - Stress, Mental Health and Relationships
A second webinar on stress, mental health and wellbeing took place on 17th May 2016 as part of Mental Health Awareness Week. The panel discussion included Cambridgeshire County Council, Mind in Cambridgeshire and Centre 33.
VIDEO STREAM 1 - Children and Young People's Mental Health and Wellbeing
This is a recording of a webinar on wellbeing and resilience that was produced by Cambridgeshire County Council and Huntingdonshire Regional College. Students did all the technical aspects of filming and live streaming that made this webinar possible. It will be a particularly helpful resource for parents, carers and teachers but of interest to many others!
Mental Health Awareness video
This short Mental Health Awareness video was produced by Healthwatch in Peterborough with local Youth Health Champions. It was designed for teenagers and explores what mental health is, what affects mental health, teenage specific pressures and how to manage poor mental health and more! It is a fantastic resource for schools and has been adopted by all Peterborough secondary schools.
OTHER USEFUL LINKS
There are many physical or neurological conditions that can have an impact on our mental health and well being. Managing long terms conditions, like epilepsy, can challenge our mental health. Here are some useful videos on understanding epilepsy.
The BBC have a range of videos about young people and things that they worry about including anxiety,OCD and Bullying.They are suitable for KS2 and 3.They can be found HERE
We are continuously updating this website. if you know of any videos, blogs or podcasts that you would like to see on here please let us know.