Wellbeing and Mental Health
Below you will find useful information and tools to support wellbeing
Grief and Bereavement
This 'Grief Support' booklet is a FREE practical guide to supporting yourself and the children in your care who are experiencing feelings of loss and grief.
When someone dies we can be totally unprepared. Even if the death is expected it can be difficult to know how to best help the children and young people we care for.
Stand-by-me offers information, advice and support to help children, young people and their families living in North Hertfordshire & Stevenage understand and manage their grief.
Click here for an A-Z of mental health.
When you’re living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, having access to the right information - about a condition, treatment options, or practical issues - is vital.
'We’re transforming mental health by working with infants, children, young people and their families, their communities and professionals to deliver timely evidence-based support for all.'
Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem.
Please follow the links for information about Children and Young People Mental Health Services (CYPMHS)
This A-Z gives you advice on how to help your child with specific mental health conditions, and life events which might be negatively affecting their wellbeing. it will also show you where you can get help.
Spot the Signs is a suicide prevention campaign, helping to remove the stigma of talking openly about suicide. They provide training courses and signpost to mental health services available in Hertfordshire.
Spot the signs campaign is run in partnership with:
Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Herts County Council
Hertfordshire Mind Network
Hertfordshire Mind Network deliver essential mental health support in Hertfordshire, providing a diverse range of services over seven Wellbeing Centres and other venues across all ten districts of the county. The services are available to all residents in Hertfordshire over the age of 18 and they offer dedicated services for 15-18 year olds.
Parenting Together is one strand of the Reducing Parental Conflict Programme led by the Department of Work and Pensions. This programme is funded and managed by the Department of Work and Pensions, but is being coordinated locally by Hertfordshire County Council on behalf of all participating local authorities.
Hertfordshire County Council is the main contact point for all queries about the programme from local areas, and will receive and quality check all referrals before passing them onto the provider. A steering group of all 6 local authorities meets regularly to manage the local elements of the programme.
When family life is good, children thrive. Find out why relationships between parents matter so much to children, and how to improve your relationship with your partner or ex-partner. For tools and information to help support your family you can use the following website.
Support for Families and Carers
The Living Room
The Living Room have developed a range of services to support adults suffering with the illness of addiction and their family members and carers. If you are currently using drugs or alcohol, The Living Room can help you find harm reduction services in Hertfordshire to help you safely reduce before you join.
Young Carers' Crew
Support for young carers in North Herts.