For a wealth of wellbeing resources please also see the BBC Bitesize Parents' Toolkit
Education Support: Sign-up for Free Counselling for Education Staff. Night or day, trained counsellors (BACP Accredited) are here to listen without judgement and help you find a way forward, whatever your worries or concerns and make you feel better.
UK-wide: 08000 562 561 day or night
Txt: 07909 341229 (answered within 24 hours)
The helpline service is free and available to all serving and retired teachers, lecturers and staff in education (primary, secondary, further or higher education) in England, Wales and Scotland 24/7, 365 days a year.
Mental Health at Work: Supporting Educator’s Mental Health and during the pandemic. Round-the-clock one-to-one support by call or text from trained volunteers, plus resources, tips and ideas to look after your mental health.
NHS: Mental Health Helpline for Urgent Help - NHS 24-hour advice and support for you, your child, your parent or someone you care for. Help is available to speak to a mental health professional.
NHS IAPT: free online NHS adult psychological therapies, such as cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), for common problems involving stress, anxiety and depression. IAPT services can be accessed either through a self-referral by contacting your Local IAPT or via your GP.
Cruse Bereavement Care: Coronavirus, Bereavement and Grief online information, advice and support. Helpline: 0808 808 1677
MindEd: Coronavirus Staff Resilience Hub advice and tips for all frontline staff drawing from a panel of international experts.
Centre for Mental Health: Supporting Mental Health during Covid-19: a brief guide
Public Health England Every Mind Matters: Looking After Your Mental Health Resources aims to support everyone to feel more confident in taking action to look after their mental health and wellbeing by promoting a range of self-care actions.
Public Health England: Every Mind Matters Self-Care Tool when you complete the 5 ‘Survey’ questions, a ‘Mind Plan’ is generated, with signposting options to many useful resources.
Young Minds: 10 Wellbeing Tips for School Staff
For a live stream event on June 22nd 2021 with information on addressing self harm click here Addressing Self Harm
Fore sleep guidance and advice please see Advice on sleep