This is a directory of links presented similarly to those below. These pertain to Parents/Carers and cover both self-care for the adult as well as supporting the care of a young person.
Rap Therapy: Rap Therapy - On Demand
In this channel 4 series, the UK's leading MCs, rappers, and lyricists talk openly about mental health and offer science-based mindfulness techniques to help young people improve their wellbeing. Topics covered include coping with grief and trauma, anxiety, sleeping difficulties, and body image.
Sunderland Foodbank | Helping Local People in Crisis
Find out how to get help from our foodbank.
What to do if your child gets into trouble online. From sexting to viewing adult pornography, this guide is for parents and carers on how to help and support children and young people who have got into trouble online.
Youth Drug and Alcohol Project
YDAP offers one-to-one, confidential and non-judgemental support to young people. Referrals can be made by parents/carers, professionals and young people themselves. All we ask is that the young person consents to be referred.
Art for wellbeing Online Exhibition
‘You’re Not Alone’ are welcoming submissions of artwork produced from engaging with their ‘Art For Wellbeing’ booklet to be displayed in an online exhibition. The deadline is 5 pm Friday 12 February 2021 Click to find out more!
Creative Booklet: Art
You’re Not Alone is an online wellbeing resource formed in Sunderland as part of the Young People’s Project at Washington Mind. Our purpose is to support and encourage young people in their engagement with creativity as a self-help tool, especially when experiencing loneliness. Each activity in this booklet will present you with different ways of using art to cope with adverse feelings such as loneliness. From this, we hope that you may find a way of using art as a self-help tool.
Child Mental Health & Wellbeing- 10 Top Tips for Parents
Top 10 Tips to promote child mental health & wellbeing- hear from our Safeguarding Director, Sam Preston