Public health 5-19 - Supporting a child or young person's mental health

The Public health 5-19 service is here to support and enhance your schools provision in promoting and nurturing positive mental health in children and young people.

Children and young people can face many uncertainties, difficulties and problems whilst navigating their way through childhood. Helping them to cope and build resilience is key to enabling them to thrive and achieve. 

Here you can find lots of advice, guidance and support related to children and young people's mental health and emotional wellbeing.

In addition, if you require more specific or targeted support please book an e-School Nurse Appointment for a video consultation

    Please find below the NHS link for information and management of the condition along with useful websites.

    Time to Change Resources to Challenge Mental Health Stigma and Discrimination
    Resources for the whole community to improve knowledge, attitudes and behaviours, to help challenge mental health stigma and discrimination.

    NHS Choices : Anxiety  

    Anxiety BC youth

    Anxiety UK

    NHS Choices: bipolar disorder

    NHS Choices: Depression

    NHS Choices: eating disorders   

    beat - beating eating disorders 

    NHS Choices: Generalised anxiety disorder 

    NHS Choices: Obsessive Compulsive disorder

    OCD action 

    NHS Choices: Psychosis 

    NHS Choices: Phobias 

    NHS Choices: Panic attacks

    NHS Choices: Panic disorder

    NHS Choices: Self-Harm 

    Selfharm UK

    Self Harm UK supports young people impacted by self-harm, providing a safe space to talk, ask any questions and be honest. It also supports parents, carers and professionals involved with young people.

    Self Injury Support UK 
    Information to support those who self harm and mental health through providing resources and training includes lessons plans and teaching resources.

    NHS Choices: Suicide

    PAPYRUS - Prevention of young suicide

    Stem4 - supporting teenage mental health

    Survivors of Bereavement by suicide