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OTR Parent Pack ( This can be useful for parents and carers when having conversations with young people around mental health. 

Young Minds ( Their website (including a parent section and parent helpline) can be helpful with how to understand better and cope with self-harm and anger, for example.


CMH Workshops ( Short for 'Children's Mental Health', they run workshops and charge a fee to attend. 

School Health Nursing Team : 0300 125 5151

School Nurses work with children, young people, and their parents/carers to maximise their health and well-being. The School Nurse team can give confidential advice and support about : 

  • Mental health and anxiety management

  • Healthy Eating

  • Anger, Domestic abuse

  • Healthy Relationships


  • Drugs, alcohol and smoking 

  • Dental Health

  • Sexual Health

  • Sleep

  • Physical Health 

  • Toileting trouble


Parental Minds (

CAMHS Advice & Guidance:

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) is an NHS service that helps children and young people under the age of 18 years. They provide assessment and support to children, young people and their families who are experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. 


CAMHS CRISIS Team: 08009539599 

Offer crisis support to young people who  are : 

  • Being considered for admission to a mental health inpatient unit

  • At risk of immediate and significant self-harm

  • In acute psychological or emotional distress that is causing them to not be able to go about their daily activities, such as going to school or looking after  themselves. 


Charlie Waller Trust (

Send and You (


NSPCC   : / Tel no 0808 800 5000 

Website run by the NSPCC (National Society for the prevention of Cruelty to Children). There are lots of resources and advise for how to keep your young person safe. 

Parents/carers can get advice on how to keep you child safe on line, either on mobile phones, tablets, PC’s, Games Consoles, search engines, for example to advice on how to ‘turn off’ the chat function, to stop your child talking to people they do not know.

Parent/Carers & Professional / Tel no 0808 800 5000 


Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families (

This May Help (

Parenting Mental Health (

Rollercoaster Parent Support Project ( 

South Glos Council Parents and Carers


This is a supportive community for parents and carers of children aged 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). But you do not have to have a diagnosis is needed to be a part of this supportive group.