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Wellbeing - guidance for Parents

The following links are from a range of organisations offering support to students and parents with wellbeing. Do contact us if you have any recommendations for the list. Please see the contacts page if you need to contact us. Click here for well-being advice for students.
And there is lots of useful information and self=-care tips to be found in the Summer 2023 Mental Health Magazine

 The Lucy Rayner Foundation aims to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of depression and mental health challenges, especially in young adults. In particular, they offer free counselling services and a drop-in coffee morning on Sundays.  



Families Under Pressure - Maudsley Charity

Don’t let the pressure of parenting get you down. Try these simple tips and tricks, formulated by researchers and NHS mental health experts, which are backed by science and proven to work with families. 



 We have lots of practical advice and tips on supporting your child - from how to encourage your child to open up about their feelings to dealing with mental health services. There is also a parents' helpline. You can call for free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. 



The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families offers coronavirus support, mental health resources, and support to parents accessing mental health services.  



Action for happiness has lots of resources to help your child to learn more about happiness and increase their well-being and help others. 



Call our free 24/7 emotional wellbeing and mental health crisis line. 

Available for young people aged 6 years and over, 

their families and carers within Surrey. 


Call: 0800 915 4644 



Stop. Breathe. Think.

If you are a parent and you think your child would benefit from professional counselling support, fill out the form below. 

Our service is available nationally to young people, aged 8 to 21. All sessions take place virtually and we have a team of counsellors working with us who specialise in a wide variety of issues. 

MindEd is a free learning resource about the mental health of children, young people and older adults.