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  1. Youth Focus Suffolk

    Are you interested in supporting young people to be the best that they can be? To help navigate the challenges that life throws at us all?Do you see Suffolk’s future in the hands of our young people and want to be part of shaping better…
  2. A parent's guide to autism

    Parents often feel relieved when they finally receive a diagnosis of autism, because they have an explanation for their child's behaviour. Receiving a diagnosis may come as a shock, and it can take a while to accept what you're being told.  It can sometimes be…
  3. Primary Mental Health Workers for Schools in Suffolk

    What are Primary Mental Health Workers (PMHWs)? Primary Mental Health Workers (PMHWs) offer consultation, support and guidance to school staff working with children and young people who are showing mild to moderate mental health concerns. School staff can contact their Primary Mental Health Worker if they…
  4. OCD

    This page contains information about OCD and where to find support. Overview of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) OCD is a common mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. Symptoms can be: Fear of contamination or dirt. Needing things orderly and symmetrical.…
  5. Staying Mentally Well

    This page provides information about looking after your emotional wellbeing and mental health, and where you can get advice and support. How to look after your mental health  We all have mental health! "Good mental health is a general feeling of happiness where we can…
  6. Abuse

    This page provides help and advice if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse.
  7. Addiction

    This page provides information about addiction, and where you can get advice and support. Overview of addiction People who suffer from an addiction have an uncontrollable urge and compulsion to use dangerous substances or to engage in harmful activities despite knowing the negative consequences these…
  8. Carrying out any caring responsibilities for a child

      Do you have any children that are dependent on you? If yes, do you need help with your parenting/caring responsibilities? Follow the links on this page to find out about: Childminders, children's centers, holiday schemes and other child care options Support for children with…
  9. Sleep

    This page provides information about sleep hygiene advice. Why is sleep important to our Mental Health? Sleep ‘recharges’ the brain at the end of each day, just like we need to charge a mobile phone battery after prolonged use. Maintaining a regular sleep-wake cycle allows…
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