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worried-about-your-child-logoFor reliable information for parents and carers about common mental health and behaviour concerns in young people please select any of the links below.






Worried about a child or young person’s behaviour or mental health? 

If you think your child is unhappy or if you are worried about their behaviour, it’s easy to be hard on yourself and think you aren’t doing a good job. You are not alone! Support is available for you too!

Please talk to your child’s Tutor, Head of Year or any member of the Safeguarding Team, we are here to help. It’s also really important that you also speak to your GP.

Support/advice/information is also available via the following links/helplines:


Young Minds  Parent Helpline 0808-802-5544


Family Lives Helpline 0808-800-2222

Self Harm/Emotional Resilience:

Young Minds have developed a free online counselling course designed to help parents talk about the issues of self harm with their children.

The Course 

This online course, ‘Talking to your children about emotional resilience and self-harm’, has been designed to provide you with a basic awareness of the subject to help you approach your children with confidence about the issue.
 The course will help you to: 

  • Know what self-harm is and why young people may do it
  • Know what makes young people vulnerable to self-harming behaviour
  • Understand in what ways you can support a young person is who self-harming

Find the link to the free course below:


The #Take20 Parents’ Hub