Websites to access if you are in danger or need support and advice

Helpline Contact for Students: Remember, if you are in danger call 999


Erdington Academy’s SHARP system

If there is something that is worrying you and you need some advice from school, please use the SHARP system that can be found here:

http://www.erdingtonacademy.bham.sch.uk/academy-life/useful-links-for-students/

Remember to put your name so that we are able to get back in touch with you and support appropriately.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) advice and support for parents and carers (NSPCC)

The NSPCC has created a number of resources to support parents and carers during this difficult time. Topics include:

Talking to a child worried about coronavirus
Parents working from home
Children staying home alone
Lockdown and separated parents
How to cope with tantrums and other difficult behaviour

The advice can be found on the NSPCC website here: https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/coronavirus-advice-suppport-children-families-parents/

Coronavirus Anxiety

Click here for a guide on helping children with Coronavirus anxiety and see links at the bottom of the page.

Other available service to seek support from are:

 YoungMinds

www.youngminds.org.uk

Childline

www.childline.org.uk

0800 1111

Place2Be (Improving mental health)

www.place2be.org.uk

Living Life to the Full (Support including CBT)

www.llttf.com

 Samaritans

www.samaritans.org

 Forward Thinking Birmingham

0300 300 0099

Pause Birmingham (Drop In Service)

21 Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 6BJ

https://www.forwardthinkingbirmingham.org.uk/services/13-pause

 NSPCC (Concerns for your safety)

www.nspcc.org.uk

 Kooth (Need to talk) – Your online mental wellbeing community. Free, safe and anonymous support. Watch video and/or join here:

www.kooth.com

 Mermaids

www.mermaidsuk.org.uk

0808 801 0400

 Mind

www.mind.org.uk

 Kaleidoscope Group (Supporting Mental Health)

www.kaleidoscopeplus.org.uk

 Child Exploitation and Online Protection

https://www.ceop.police.uk/safety-centre/

 

We have compiled a list of online resources which you may find useful for yourself and to share with colleagues and children on the Useful Websites for Students page

A updated directory of Online Learning Resources can be viewed on the Dudley Virtual School website.

Coronavirus and managing anxiety around what is happening

Below are also a range of resources which are aimed at helping children understand the coronavirus and to manage anxiety around what is happening:

https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/media/1960/coronavirus-mental-health-and-wellbeing-resources.pdf

https://www.elsa-support.co.uk/coronavirus-story-for-children/

https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/28/809580453/just-for-kids-a-comic-exploring-the-new-coronavirus?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=this downloadable comic&utm_campaign=Weekly-03-03-20&t=1583271654945

https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/51342366

https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/

https://littlepuddins.ie/coronavirus-social-story/

https://campaignresources.phe.gov.uk/schools