Federation of Briar Hill and St Margaret's Schools
Summer Holiday HELPLINES
Support if you have concerns about a young person (under 25).
www.youngminds.org.uk Parents Helpline: 0808 802 5544 (Monday to Friday 9.30am – 4pm, free for mobiles and landlines)
Warwickshire Educational Psychology Service (EPS)
Offering direct access telephone consultation to parents and carers during the Covid-19 pandemic. This service is available for 4 afternoons each week (Monday to Thursday) for parents and carers who live in Warwickshire and who feel they may benefit from consultation with an Educational Psychologist to support them with concerns that they may have at this time.
Concerns might include:
• How to talk with a child/young person about COVID-19 and any worries associated with it
• How to help children/young people to engage with learning whilst at home
• How to support behaviour that can be challenging or difficult to manage
• How best to look after your own and/or your child’s mental and emotional well-being on a daily basis.
If you would like to arrange a telephone consultation with an Educational Psychologist, please phone 01926 742921 or email email@example.com.
Mental Health for Adults
Practical advice on how to look after your own mental health. Includes tips on overcoming anxiety, mindfulness, exercise and how to sleep better.
Practical advice for anybody affected by anxiety,stress and/or anxiety based depression.
In response to Coronavirus, they are extending their Infoline hours.
Now open Mon-Fri 9.30-17.00, Saturdays and Sundays 10.00-20.00
Tel. 0344 477 5774
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Text: 07537 416 905
Refuge Domestic Violence Service Warwickshire
Refuge Domestic Violence Service Warwickshire is a countywide service offering help and support to women, men and children experiencing domestic violence in Warwickshire. They have a 24-hour national helpline, safe house accommodation, advocacy and outreach support. Drop-in sessions are provided around the county. If you live in Warwickshire you can call 0800 408 1552 to speak to a support worker.
Mankind provides a confidential helpline for male victims of domestic abuse
Support for children dealing with bereavement
tel: 08088 020 021
e mail email@example.com
Advice and guidance on supporting young people with ADHD
Advice and guidance on supporting young people with Autism
www.autismeye.com for practical information and advice
Helpline 0808 800 4104 Due to the impact of the COVID-19 virus, Helpline telephone lines currently amended to 10am – 3pm, Monday to Friday
IF YOU NEED TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE URGENTLY
Samaritans 116 123 or e mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Or for children:
https://www.childline.org.uk/ 0800 1111
LOCAL SUPPORT GROUPS
The Social Prescribing Officer has links to professionals and groups who can support with a whole host of issues (non medical).
Examples of things they can help with: debt, loneliness, isolation, parenting issues, exercise classes, weight loss.
Sally Harwood is based at Brunswick Healthy Living Centre
98-100 Shrubland Street,
Leamington Spa, CV31 3BD
T 01926 422123
Family Information Service
Provide information, advice and one-to-one support for families with children and young people aged 0 to 25 across Warwickshire on issues including:
- family relationships
- parenting support
- special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
- health and wellbeing
TEL: 01926 742274
Family support workers are available across Warwickshire to listen, support and offer advice and guidance to families and professionals.
To speak to a family support worker over the telephone, call 01926 412412, Monday to Friday between 9am - 4pm.