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Summer Holiday HELPLINES

MENTAL HEALTH

Support if you have concerns about a young person (under 25).

Young Minds

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 eps@warwickshire.gov.uk.

 

Mental Health for Adults

 

www.mentalhealth.org.uk 

 

Practical advice on how to look after your own mental health. Includes tips on overcoming anxiety, mindfulness, exercise and how to sleep better.

 

Anxiety UK

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: support@anxietyuk.org.uk

Text: 07537 416 905

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

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

01823 334244

www.mankind.org.uk

 

BEREAVEMENT

Support for children dealing with bereavement

www.winstonswish.org

tel: 08088 020 021

e mail ask@winstonswish.org

 

Advice and guidance on supporting young people with ADHD

www.adhdfoundation.org.uk

 

Advice and guidance on supporting young people with Autism

www.autismeye.com for practical information and advice

 

autism.org.uk

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 jo@samaritans.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

Brunswick Hub, 

98-100 Shrubland Street, 

Leamington Spa, CV31 3BD                           

T    01926 422123                     

M   07923230579

E   sallyharwood@brunswickhlc.org.uk        

W   www.BHLC.Services

 

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
  • finance
  • housing
  • parenting support
  • special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)
  • childcare
  • health and wellbeing

TEL: 01926 742274

 

Family support

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.

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Welcome to our website. Please go to the Testimonials, Year Group and Learning in Action pages for a window into our wonderful schools. We aspire that everyone at Briar Hill Infant School and St. Margaret's CE Junior School will 'Flourish as a family, love to learn, make memories, shine!'
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