Fairfield Infant School

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Mental Health Awareness Week 15 - 21st May 2023

Looking after your family's wellbeing is very important. Families all need some help from time to time due to life changes or events.


As a parent or carer, you can take small steps to help your child's wellbeing as well as your own. You can do this by starting with the basics.


Using the back to basics approach can empower you to take control of the 5 Ways to Wellbeing. Consider one area at a time. Think about your home environment and what small changes you can make together as a family. For more information, please follow this link:


Here is more information and links to useful websites for more help for children, young people and families:


Kooth is a free, safe, anonymous online counselling and emotional wellbeing support service for 11-25-year-olds in Hampshire with no referral needed. Pupils can sign up this week and access community discussions, content, and moderated live forums all about anxiety and coping


ChatHealth free messaging service for parents and carers and children and young people aged 5-19 to text a School Nurse in Hampshire


SHOUT provides free, 24/7 mental health support by text. Text HANTS to 85258


Self Harm Support Hub provides information and peer support for parents/carers supporting a child or young person who self-harms


Find more local and national support on Mental Wellbeing Hampshire