Emotional Health and Wellbeing

The information on this page focusses on emotional wellbeing.

This is in addition to our Safeguarding page. If you're worried about your own, or about someone else’s safety, please contact the MASH Multi Agency Safeguarding Hub on 0345 155 1071 or email mashsecure@devon.gov.uk.

If you feel there is an emergency, please call 999.

 

If you are experiencing difficulties with housing, or need financial/food support,

or if you find yourself in difficulty and don't know where to turn, please speak with us.

Discussing the news with children

The current conflict in Ukraine could be causing some children to feel anxious and unsettled. It's essential that children are effectively supported during these times and we have made resources available to all our staff in case children bring up the conversation. The resources below have been selected as offering key advice for parents, carers and school staff supporting children in understanding the current situation in Ukraine. 

Useful Websites

 

Useful Documents

Advice for children and young adults

These resources are aimed at children and young adults and discuss what they can do if they are feeling sad/ worried about what they’ve seen, heard or read about the world. Useful Websites:

growing happy caring hearts and minds.jp

Accessibility:

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please view the PDF transcript

of this video/slide show.

To view in full screen,

please click the '4 arrows' icon.

Accessibility:

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please view the PDF transcript

of this video/slide show.

To view in full screen,

please click the '4 arrows' icon.

Accessibility:

If you are deaf or hard of hearing, please view the PDF transcript

of this video/slide show.

Here are some resources that your family may find useful.

You're never too young to talk about mental health PDF leaflet download.
We regularly revisit our Pick & Mix for Mental Health initiative
and we have some posters around the school as reminders.
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Some downloads/resources and links you might find helpful

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Mental Health Week May 2021 My-Whole-Sel
Poster MentalHealthAwarenessWeek May 202

Are you in need of help and support?

If you are in crisis, having suicidal thoughts, or simply need someone to talk to, please call the Samaritans on 116 123.

They're open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and calls to their number are free from any UK phone. You can also email jo@samaritans.org.

You can also text SHOUT to 85258 (UK-wide)

Pete's Dragons (after suicide or loss) Contact - Pete's Dragons (petesdragons.org.uk)

Exmouth Food Bank: Email: help@exmouthfoodbank.org.uk, Tel: 07749 322 291

Mind crisis services: https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides-to-support-and-services/crisis-services/

Citizens Advice East Devon: Text Advice 82727, Tel Advice line 0808 250 5703, email enquiries@citizensadviceeastdevon.org