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Parent/Carer Mental Health & Wellbeing

For ways in which to lift your own/ adult mood and wellbeing please visit-


  • By assessing their own Mental Health and Wellbeing needs by using the Dimensions assessment, which can the lead to signposting and further support. The assessment can be accessed here:


  • By using a range of support services, including, but not limited to the following services as an example:

        To text with a mental health professional you can Text Shout on 85258

        For evening help when most services are closed you can contact Warwickshire Safe Haven. You can have a phone call, video call or face to face   

        meeting with a Mental Health Volunteer. They are open from 6-11pm each night.

        Access here:   or call them on 02477 714554


  • By visiting useful websites who have access to webchat, text chat or 24/7 helplines. Including


  • By accessing courses for a range of mental health concerns through the Recovery Academy. The full list of available courses can be found here and are free of charge:


  • By downloading helpful apps to your smart phone. The NHS recommended apps are:

        Stay Alive- the No1 suicide prevention app.

        Bright Sky app for those in an abusive relationship -  

        Head Space, a science backed app in Mindfulness and Meditation:


  • By self referring yourself to the NHS offer for mental health support- IAPT. ( Improving Access to Psychological Therapy) Here is the link to the self referral form:


  • By contacting your GP



  • For Bereavement Support there are many charities that can help. Some are more tailored to specific loss, for example child loss, loss through cancer and others. Please access some examples here, who can offer bespoke bereavement counselling, befriending, forums to talk with others who are experiencing the same loss and webchat amongst other services.


  for the loss of a child
  for supporting children with the loss of a parent
  for the loss of a child of any age

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