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Here are the resources we found for wellbeing for professionals:

Video

Five Ways to Wellbeing – Ideas for Young People

In this webinar, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing,’ and evidence-based approach to mental wellbeing which can be adapted for use by people of any age. She considers how we can engage with children and young people on the five ways to wellbeing.

Looking after You – Ideas for School Staff who support Pupils with Wellbeing Issues

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores five ideas to enable you to be the best support you can be to the children in your care, while looking after your own mental health.

Download

Presentation: Talking about Emotional Well Being in School

(Featured resource)Talking about emotional wellbeing in schools is a product from the BOND consortium. BOND (Better Outcomes New Delivery) was a Department for Education funded project to increase the capacity of the voluntary and community sector to deliver early intervention for youth mental health.

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Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

Positive Participation

Positive Participation Asian Mental Health Services offer a wide variety of support for Asian people in a culturally sensitive manner. They are aiming to improve mental health among Asian people while preventing any emergent mental ill health.

YMCA Black Country Group

The YMCA Black Country Group offers help with the most basic things people need in life. They offer support to find housing, work, childcare and overcome addictions. In times of need they are there to support you every step of the way.

Healthwatch Wolverhampton

This website offer signposting service for health and social care within Wolverhampton. They aim to seek out people to discuss their local health and social care services, and use what they say to help decision makers improve the quality of local services.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Pastoral Priorities

Pastoral Priorities contains a wealth of information and knowledge for staff working with young people in schools. It contains resources based around creating a strong pastoral care service which should be places at the heart of every school.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

Get Active for Mental Wellbeing

Being active is great for your physical health and fitness, and evidence shows that it can also improve your mental wellbeing. This webpage contains information on how exercise helps your mental wellbeing, how you can get more active, more steps to mental wellbeing and a video explaining Pilates for beginners.

Research/report

Measuring and Monitoring Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing: A Toolkit for School and Colleges

This booklet takes at in depth look at mental health and wellbeing, and how schools and colleges can measure and monitor wellbeing in order to foster a safe and supportive environment for young people. This booklet is a comprehensive toolkit for schools and colleges and contains all the needed tools to start providing a space where young people’s mental wellbeing is protected and striven for.

The Damage of Debt

The Children’s Society has put together a report to talk about the impact of financial worries on the mental health of young people. There are around 2.4 million children living in families with problem debt in England and Wales. Children living in families with problem debt are 5 times more likely to be at risk of having low well-being than those who are not facing difficulties.

App / online service

WellMind App

WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.

Online course

The Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community

Join the Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community to get regular tips and advice and learn more about workshops, training and resources from this wonderful organisation.

Video

Five Ways to Wellbeing – Ideas for Young People

In this webinar, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing,’ and evidence-based approach to mental wellbeing which can be adapted for use by people of any age. She considers how we can engage with children and young people on the five ways to wellbeing.

Looking after You – Ideas for School Staff who support Pupils with Wellbeing Issues

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores five ideas to enable you to be the best support you can be to the children in your care, while looking after your own mental health.

Organisation View all organisations

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

Positive Participation

Positive Participation Asian Mental Health Services offer a wide variety of support for Asian people in a culturally sensitive manner. They are aiming to improve mental health among Asian people while preventing any emergent mental ill health.

YMCA Black Country Group

The YMCA Black Country Group offers help with the most basic things people need in life. They offer support to find housing, work, childcare and overcome addictions. In times of need they are there to support you every step of the way.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Pastoral Priorities

Pastoral Priorities contains a wealth of information and knowledge for staff working with young people in schools. It contains resources based around creating a strong pastoral care service which should be places at the heart of every school.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

Research/report

Measuring and Monitoring Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing: A Toolkit for School and Colleges

This booklet takes at in depth look at mental health and wellbeing, and how schools and colleges can measure and monitor wellbeing in order to foster a safe and supportive environment for young people. This booklet is a comprehensive toolkit for schools and colleges and contains all the needed tools to start providing a space where young people’s mental wellbeing is protected and striven for.

The Damage of Debt

The Children’s Society has put together a report to talk about the impact of financial worries on the mental health of young people. There are around 2.4 million children living in families with problem debt in England and Wales. Children living in families with problem debt are 5 times more likely to be at risk of having low well-being than those who are not facing difficulties.

Online course

The Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community

Join the Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community to get regular tips and advice and learn more about workshops, training and resources from this wonderful organisation.

Video

Five Ways to Wellbeing – Ideas for Young People

In this webinar, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores the ‘Five Ways to Wellbeing,’ and evidence-based approach to mental wellbeing which can be adapted for use by people of any age. She considers how we can engage with children and young people on the five ways to wellbeing.

Looking after You – Ideas for School Staff who support Pupils with Wellbeing Issues

In this video, Dr Pooky Knightsmith explores five ideas to enable you to be the best support you can be to the children in your care, while looking after your own mental health.

Organisation View all organisations

Aspiring Futures

Aspiring Futures are an organisation that offers a range of services to support women to aspire to more in life. These services aim to enhance quality of life, increase economic and career prospects and improve health and wellbeing.

Positive Participation

Positive Participation Asian Mental Health Services offer a wide variety of support for Asian people in a culturally sensitive manner. They are aiming to improve mental health among Asian people while preventing any emergent mental ill health.

YMCA Black Country Group

The YMCA Black Country Group offers help with the most basic things people need in life. They offer support to find housing, work, childcare and overcome addictions. In times of need they are there to support you every step of the way.

Digital 5-a-Day

(Featured resource)The Digital 5-a-Day provides a simple framework that reflects the concerns of parents/carers as well as children’s behaviours and needs. It can also act as a base for family agreements about internet and digital device use throughout both the holiday and term time.

Pastoral Priorities

Pastoral Priorities contains a wealth of information and knowledge for staff working with young people in schools. It contains resources based around creating a strong pastoral care service which should be places at the heart of every school.

How to Improve your Mental Wellbeing

Mental wellbeing describes your mental state – how you are feeling and how well you can cope with day-to-day life. Keeping good mental wellbeing is important as it can improve productivity, relationships, and our ability to adapt in times of stress.

Download

Presentation: Talking about Emotional Well Being in School

(Featured resource)Talking about emotional wellbeing in schools is a product from the BOND consortium. BOND (Better Outcomes New Delivery) was a Department for Education funded project to increase the capacity of the voluntary and community sector to deliver early intervention for youth mental health.

Research/report

Measuring and Monitoring Children and Young People’s Mental Wellbeing: A Toolkit for School and Colleges

This booklet takes at in depth look at mental health and wellbeing, and how schools and colleges can measure and monitor wellbeing in order to foster a safe and supportive environment for young people. This booklet is a comprehensive toolkit for schools and colleges and contains all the needed tools to start providing a space where young people’s mental wellbeing is protected and striven for.

The Damage of Debt

The Children’s Society has put together a report to talk about the impact of financial worries on the mental health of young people. There are around 2.4 million children living in families with problem debt in England and Wales. Children living in families with problem debt are 5 times more likely to be at risk of having low well-being than those who are not facing difficulties.

App / online service

WellMind App

WellMind is a free iOS and Android app from Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust. It is designed to help you with stress, anxiety and depression.

Online course

The Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community

Join the Young Minds 360° Schools’ Community to get regular tips and advice and learn more about workshops, training and resources from this wonderful organisation.