Parents

ParenTalk Virtual Peer Support Group

https://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/healthvisiting/parentalk-virtual-peer-support-group Are you a parent with mild-moderate anxiety, depression or low mood, with a child under five years of age? The ParentTalk group is here to help – Dad’s Groups and Mum’s Groups “Join the new virtual peer support group for parent and infant wellbeing support. The group explores the emotional wellbeing of both parent and …

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Children’s Mental Health Week – Parents’ Toolkit (MAUDSLEY CHARITY AND OTHERS) and books available at your library

February 7 – 14 is Children’s Mental Health Week (a bit late with this, sorry!).This year concern for the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people is at an all-time high. Maudsley Charity worked with clinicians at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and City Mental Health Alliance on a new …

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News from Dorset Council – Helpline for Parents/Carers and Changes to Alternative Provision

https://news.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/2022/01/06/helpline-for-parents-and-carers-worried-about-their-childs-progress/ https://news.dorsetcouncil.gov.uk/2022/01/11/changes-to-alternative-provision-in-dorset/ Dorset Council has launched an initiative to help parents and carers who are worried their child might not be making the progress they should, and may have emerging special education needs. The Dorset Education Advice Line is a phone line for parents, carers and professionals who support children who may have special educational needs and/or …

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Home-Start North Dorset Groups

See details on their website: https://home-start-northdorset.co.uk/group-support/ Mothers in Mind “Mothers in Mind is a group offering mums a place to find comfort, advice and support while experiencing anxiety, depression, low mood, OCD, or loneliness around the time of pregnancy or after birth. If you would like more information, please contact the office on 01258 473038 or email us via …

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Dorset Council Family Information Centre – Home Learning Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing

https://mailchi.mp/dorsetcouncil/adumks27ey A great resource for both families and children with links to: Headspace App (10+ years) The Smiling Mind App (5+ years) Cosmic Kids Yoga – Youtube (3+ years) Park Yoga – Livestream (5+ years) See it Differently, Listening Room – bookable secure webchat (Parents) Dorset CAMHS Videos help and advice – (0-18 years) Wellbeing …

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