Parents and carers play a significant part in a child or young person’s life, with the majority of parents and carers providing a secure base to support a child or young person’s move into adulthood.
Mental health is everybody’s business – individuals, families, employers, educators and communities all need to play their part. Good mental health and resilience are vital to our physical health, our relationships, our education, our training, and our work and in achieving our potential.
If you are concerned or worried that someone is at risk of significant harm or in crisis (i.e.) has an urgent mental health need, please contact your local accident & emergency department, GP or contact us on 0344 800 8020.
YoungMinds provides advice, information and a telephone helpline service to parents and carers in the UK who have a concern about their child's emotional problems or behaviour.
We all play a significant part in supporting children and young people’s emotional and mental health.
Children and young people tend to confide in people they feel most comfortable with, so if a young person comes to you, here are some practical things you can do to help:
If you are concerned or worried that someone is at risk of significant harm or in crisis (ie) has an urgent mental health need please contact your local Accident & Emergency department, GP or local Safeguarding team on 0344 800 8020.
For more information on other family support services in Norfolk and Waveney visit the Heron website.