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Sources of support and information

If you would like further information about supporting your child’s mental health and wellbeing please take a look at the following resources.

We offer a tiered approach to mental health and emotional wellbeing support within our school. Access to targeted and indicated provision is reviewed regularly by the mental health lead. If you wish to speak to someone at school, please contact Thaley Clough via the school office in the first instance.


Local Support

Information, Advice and Support Manchester parents@manchester.gov.uk

Free impartial information, advice and support to parents/cares of children and young people from the age of 0-25, who have special needs and/or disability.

Manchester Early Help Hub South earlyhelpsouth@manchester.gov.uk

General advice, guidance and information

Manchester City Council  HSM.manchester.gov.uk

Online directory of services available in the Manchester area

Youth Wellbeing Directory          https://www.youthwellbeing.co.uk/

Listings site that is searchable by location and has details of local services for young people

Gaddum Centre info@gaddum.co.uk

Counselling for children and their families (bereavement)

Winston’s Wish          https://www.winstonswish.org/

A child bereavement support service

Childline 0800 1111 


Online resources

Every Mind Matters        https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/childrens-mental-health/

Anna Freud Centre        https://www.annafreud.org/coronavirus-support/coronavirus/

Mentally Healthy Schools         https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/

MindEd         www.minded.org.uk

Young Minds          www.youngminds.org.uk

Mind          www.mind.org.uk

Place2Be         https://www.childrensmentalhealthweek.org.uk/parents-and-carers/

Further sources of support for specific mental health issues are listed in the full positive mental health policy which can be found here.

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