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Information for volunteers, schools and practitioners

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This page is to help volunteers, school staff and health professionals know where they can go for Mental Health information and support.

Family Crisis Support:

First Response Mental health helpline. Call 0808 196 3494. 24/7 helpline offering immediate support for mental health difficulties. 

Local and national mental health support services for families:

Mental health information and advice pages for families:

Emotional Wellbeing Support for schools:

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School staff who are concerned about a child should contact their Primary Mental Health Worker (PMHW) 

School staff can access a Self-harm Toolkit and wellbeing resources to support students through Suffolk County Council's Schools Portal. To access the Portal contact Jane Stannard

Barclay Bank have a Lifeskills wellbeing toolkit full of practical activities and case studies based on real life situations for teachers and professionals to use with students: Barclay Lifeskills wellbeing toolkit  

For all other wellbeing support and training for schools and education settings please go to the Wellbeing in Education website

Training courses and webinars:

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Emotional Wellbeing Training Courses on SuffolkCPD:

The below training courses are for schools and professionals.

'Suffolk Needs Met workshop' - about what it means to be emotionally healthy.

'Mental Health First Aid Training' - to identify common mental health issues.

Visit www.suffolkcpd.co.uk For help registering call 01473 260464.