Wellbeing at Brookdale
Our school SMHL (Senior Mental Health Lead) is Mrs G Knapton.
Mrs Knapton can be contacted as follows
Telephone: 0151 6775170
Promoting good mental health is an important part of our work at Brookdale to enable our children and staff to thrive.
Below you will find a file that includes ideas about how you can support children's wellbeing, and you can take on board a lot of the ideas to help you too!
Parent Webinars and Contacts:
This website has a range of webinars from Bread Making(!) to dealing with stress https://witherslackgroup.co.uk/webinars/
Young Minds offer three different services to parents and carers who are concerned about their child’s mental health, up to the age of 25. Here, you can find out more about their Parents Helpline, Webchat and Email service.?https://www.youngminds.org.uk/parent/parents-helpline-and-webchat/
Parenting advice from Place2Be's child mental health experts: practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and behaviour:
Shout 85258 is the UK's first free, confidential, 24/7 text support service. It's a place to go if you're struggling to cope and need mental health support. Here's a short video that shows how it works:
Top tips to support children and young people
Signs something is wrong
Looking after your own mental health
Here's a useful link for parents who play an important role in teaching children and young people how to understand and manage their feelings as they grow up.