If you are worried about your own mental wellbeing or one of your friends,
or maybe your just curious – read the steps below to see how you can access support.
|1. I want to find things out to help myself…||Log on to www.onyourmind.org.uk for a range of support, advice, and positive activities. There’s a range of books on offer in the Reading Well section of the Library.Visit the school website for helpful resources under the Wellbeing section.Email Time2Talk@Abbeyfield.wilts.sch.uk to ask for more information & support from the Pastoral Team.|
|2. I’d like my parents/carers to get involved…||Ask them to check out the school website and look under Wellbeing,this area is updated regularly and has links to other websites and resources.Speak to your Tutor/Pastoral Lead/Head of Year about courses we run in school, especially to support parents and carers.|
|3. I’d like to have someone to chat to…||Speak to your Tutor, Pastoral Lead or HOY about accessing support. This could be an informal catch up with a member of staff or accessing a more structured session with a Peer Mentor. Every adult in school is here to help and will be more than happy to talk through any worries you have. We appreciate this isn’t always easy during a busy school day, so why not email Time2Talk to arrange.|
|4. I’d like some 1 to 1 support…||We have several specifically trained professionals who visit school on a weekly basis to support students with a wide range of needs.Education Mental Health PractitionerWiltshire Mental Health Support TeamRelate CounsellorRISE MentorSchool Nursing TeamIf you would be interested in having 1 to 1 support, please see your Tutor/Pastoral Lead/HoY|
|5. I’ve tried the above but would like more support…||We currently have access to a CAMHS Senior Mental Health Practitioner and SPA Clinician link with who we are able to consult and where necessary escalate a referral via school. You or your parent/carer can self-refer to CAMHS via https://secureforms.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/camhs/ CAMHS website provides additional self-help resources for children, young people and their families www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/camhs/self-care/|