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Wellbeing

This page aims to be a portal for all information relating to the wellbeing of LCS Students.

If you have an issue with regards to Child Safety or Safeguarding, please see our Safeguarding Page for useful information.

Safeguarding and Wellbeing during the Coronavirus Outbreak

Below are some useful Safeguarding and Wellbeing resources to help parents and students during the coronavirus outbreak

Theme Source Message Link:
Online Safety Traci Good, Director of E Safety Training Ltd

Youtube Videos

A series of YouTube clips aimed at parents to remind them of the importance of engaging with their child/s online lives during this time of school closures.

The link to the first clip is https://youtu.be/BhLWwQ4Ay5s

Online Safety - cybercrime Derby City Council Newsroom

Protect yourself from scams during the coronavirus outbreak

Advice from the Trading Standards team to help people be aware of a number of scams related to the coronavirus that have come to light and to stay safe.

https://news.derby.gov.uk/protect-yourself-from-scams-during-the-coronavirus-outbreak/
Online Safety Think U Know (CEOP)

CEOP

This page has been created to support parents during Covid-19 and the closure of schools.

Each fortnight, new home activity packs will be released with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at home.

Online Safety Activities - Ages 11-13

Online Safety Activities - Ages 14+

Various

Barnardos

See, Hear, Respond - Barnardos

See Hear Respond is a partnership to help children, young people and families cope with the Covid-19 crisis.

See, Hear, Respond - Barnardos
Mental Health and  Well-being Childline

Childline: New coronavirus webpage

Childline has created a new webpage with information for children and young people about coronavirus. The page includes information about: what coronavirus is; where children and young people can find help if they are worried; coping if they are staying at home; and what to do if they are feeling unwell.

https://www.childline.org.uk/info-advice/your-feelings/anxiety-stress-panic/worries-about-the-world/coronavirus/
Mental Health and  Well-being CRUSE

An extensive list of local support agencies supporting Mental Health and Well-being

Local Support Agencies List
Mental Health and  Well-being CBBC Newsround

Coronavirus resources for children and young people.

CBBC Newsround have produced a range of resources, including videos and advice, for children and young people who might be worried about coronavirus.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51896156
Mental Health and  Well-being The Children's Society

The Children's Society has a range of support materials for young people, parents and schools in their mental and emotional health resource 'vault' including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression and Mood
  • Loneliness
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Phobias
  • Self care
  • Emotional resilience
  • Mental Resilience
https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/coronavirus-information-and-support
Mental Health and  Well-being NHS Joined Up Care Derbyshire

Mental Health Support for Children, Young People, Parents and Carers during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Mental Health and  Well-being (Grief) Winston's Wish

Grief and Bereavement Support from Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish is a charity set up to support children and young people who are grieving the loss of a loved one.

They offer advice, resources, activities and publications which families may find useful.

Winston's Wish have recently added to their website to offer more advice for people during the Covid-19 outbreak. Amongst other supportive sections, their resources include advice on how to manage grief in self-isolation and how to say goodbye when a funeral isn't possible.

www.winstonswish.org
Domestic Abuse The Home Office

UK Government Guidance

Government Guidance for victims of domestic abuse during ithe COVID-19 outbreak.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-and-domestic-abuse/coronavirus-covid-19-support-for-victims-of-domestic-abuse
Mental Health and  Well-being Inspirative Arts

The Carers Project - Inspirative Arts

Remote support to parents/carers.

Mental Health and  Well-being Inspirative Arts

Dance and Wellbeing Sessions - Inspirative Arts

Sessions aimed at improving wellbeing for parents with mental health problems and their children.

Mental Health and  Well-being Inspirative Arts

The Rainbow Project - Inspirative Arts

Various useful information to help with coping for those struggling with Social Isolation and Shielding, Loneliness, Disabilities.

Wellbeing during COVID outbreak - Derby City Council

Safeguarding and Wellbeing Staff

The Safeguarding and Wellbeing department consists of the following staff:

Louise Craven Lou Jenkins
Louise Craven
Safeguarding Officer
Louise Jenkins
Assistant Safeguarding Officer
Danni Illston, Sara Capill, Rebecca Hall, Andrew Bould
LCS Wellbeing Coaches
Wellbeing Coaches

 

Mental Health Facts and Self-Help

The following documents were created by LCS Wellbeing Department to provide support on important wellbeing issues.

Recommended Reading

Where can i get help outside School?

If you feel you need some help outside of school and need someone to talk to, the following organisations are there to help:

Shout Logo

Shout is the UK's first free 24/7 text service for anyone in crisis. It's a place to go if you're struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

For support in a crisis:

Kooth Logo

Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people.

Online service from:

  • Mon-Fri 12:00-22:00
  • Sat-Sun 18:00-22:00

Contact via:

Samaritans Logo

If you are having thoughts about suicide or harm you can contact the Samaritans.

24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Call 116 123 for free.

Qwell Logo

Qwell

Free online counselling, support and advice to any parent or carer.

Derby & Derbyshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Derby & Derbyshire Emotional Health and Wellbeing

Provides a range of information from different organisation to help and support health and wellbeing.

The Mix

The Mix

Essential support for under 25s.

Trent Psychological Therapies Service

Trent Psychological Therapies Service

WE CAN HELP
For those in need of emotional and psychological support at this difficult and challenging time, Trent PTS is continuing to provide a service for all patients registered with a Derby GP (This service is NHS funded).  If you would like psychological support and are aged 16 years or over you can self-refer. Please go to our website to complete a referral and we will be in contact to arrange your first appointment.

As we continue to accept new referrals, we are now offering our services by phone, webcam, using online text-based therapies or through online support packages so as to maintain social distancing.

You can also call the telephone number below, to talk to a member of our team about the services we offer.

Tel:

  • Derby: 01332 411 260
  • Derbyshire: 01246 385 752

 

Winston's Wish

Winston's Wish

https://www.winstonswish.org/

Supports children and young people after the death of a parent or sibling.

Stonewall Logo

For support and advice regarding LGBT issues.

Contact via: