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Wellbeing

Mental Wellbeing is how we are feeling, how we look after ourselves and how we manage life’s ups and downs.

Our Mental Wellbeing is really important and can change from day to day, week to week and even year to year.

Djanogly City Academy is committed to providing our Scholars with the very best start in life.

We understand that every Scholar is different and we will provide the individual support and guidance that will allow your child to reach their full potential both academically and as a young person ready to enter the wider world.

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Services

Frank

Need some friendly, confidential advice about drugs?

Website: https://www.talktofrank.com/

Telephone: 0300 123 6600

Text: 82111

Mind

Provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. 

Website: www.mind.org.uk

Telephone:  0300-123-3393 

Samaritans

A common crisis charity that are available 24/7 for free - on the phone 116 123. The Samaritans will listen to any problems no matter how big or small, they will not give advice but might signpost to appropriate services that could help. ​

Website:https://www.samaritans.org/

Tel: 116 123

Sane

Offers emotional support and information to anyone affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and friends.

Website: http://www.sane.org.uk/

Tel: 0800 132 7000

 

Shout

24/7 TEXT SERVICE Free on all major networks.  It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.      

Website: https://giveusashout.org/

Text: 85258                                        

YoungMinds

Youngminds provide mental health resources and help to young people.  They give support and guidance around emotional well being.

Website: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/

Text: 85258 (for urgent help)

Exam Stress

NHS

Tests and exams can be a challenging part of school life for children and young people and their parents or carers. But there are ways to ease the stress.

Website: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/stress-anxiety-depression/coping-with-exam-stress/

Student Minds

Working towards exams can creating feelings of worry and being under pressure.

Website: https://www.studentminds.org.uk/

 

YoungMinds

Youngminds provide mental health resources and help to young people.  They give support and guidance around emotional well being.

Website: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/

Text: 85258 (for urgent help)

Depression and Anxiety

Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK provide self-help leaflets and information on self-help groups for those suffering with anxiety disorders.

Website: https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/

No Panic

No Panic helps people who suffer from anxiety disorders, including obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks and phobias.

Website: https://nopanic.org.uk/youth-helpline-services/

Students Against Depression

The Students Against Depression website offers advice, guidance, information and resources for those affected by low mood, depression and suicidal thinking. It also provides tips and advice for those helping others.

Website: https://www.studentsagainstdepression.org/

The Mix

The Mix supports young people under 25 years.  They help with today’s challenges, health, money issues, relationship break-ups, drugs, family concerns and even finding work.

Website: https://www.themix.org.uk/get-support

Telephone: 0808 808 4994

Self Harm

Alumina

Alumina is a free, online 7 week course for young people struggling with self-harm. Free online support for 14-19 year old's.

Website: https://selfharm.co.uk/

Harmless

Harmless is a user-led organisation that provides a range of services about self-harm, including support and information to people who self-harm, their friends, families and professionals.

Website: https://harmless.org.uk/

Self Injury Support

Self Injury Support provides free, confidential support around self-harm and related issues, to women and girls up to the age of 24.

Website: https://www.selfinjurysupport.org.uk/

Eating Disorders

Beat

Beat provides information on eating disorders and offers support to assist recovery.

Website: https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/support-services

Telephone: 0808 801 0677

Seed

We are a group of ordinary people with first hand experience of eating disorders, who make a difference to those people whose lives are blighted by this devastating illness.

Website: https://seedeatingdisorders.org.uk/services

Telephone: 01482 718 130

Bereavement Services

Cruse Bereavement Care

Offer support and advice to children, young people, and adults when a loved one dies.

Website: https://www.cruse.org.uk/

Telephone: 0800 808 1677

Sudden

If someone has died suddenly or early in life expectantly for any reason support can be accessed.

Website: https://sudden.org/

Telephone: 0800 2600 400

Uksobs

Support for adults who have been bereaved by suicide. Support can be accessed through email or the online forum.  

Website: https://uksobs.org/

Tel: 0300 111 5065 (call charges apply)

Email: support@uksobs.org 

Winston's Wish

Support children and young people after a death of a parent or sibling, and offers bereavement support for parents, carers and professionals.

Website: https://www.winstonswish.org/

Telephone: 08088 020 021 

Suicide Support

Papyrus

PAPYRUS is a charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide, giving advice, information and support to people at risk of suicide.

Website: https://www.papyrus-uk.org/

Telephone: 0800 068 41 41

Domestic Violence Support

Childline

Offers information and support to young people who have suffered physical, emotional, sexual abuse if they have been exposed to domestic abuse.

Website: www.childline.org.uk

Telephone: 0800 1111 

ManKind

Confidential helpline that supports male victims of domestic abuse and violence across the UK. The helpline provides emotional support and practical support information.

Website: www.mankind.org.uk

Telephone: 01823 334244 (10am-4pm) 

Respect Men's Advice Line

Provides support to men who suffer domestic abuse and offers emotional support and practical advice and information.

Website: https://mensadviceline.org.uk/

Telephone: 0808 8010327 (free from landlines and mobiles)

Email: info@mensadviceline.org.uk

Stop Hate Crime

This service challenges all forms of discrimination based on an individual’s identity.

Website: www.stophateuk.org 

Telephone:  0800-138 1625 (24 hr helpline)

Victim Support

Charity for people affected by crime or traumatic events.

Website:​ ​www.victimsupport.org.uk 

Telephone:  080816 89111 

Women's Aid

Offers many different forms of support to women and their children suffering from DV.

Website: www.womensaid.org.uk 

Telephone: 0808 2000247

Debt Management

Citizens Advice

This is a free service offered to everyone in the community. The trained advisors are experienced in offering support in the following areas.

  • Rent or mortgage arrears
  • Council Tax arrears
  • Payday loans
  • Credit card debts
  • Debt Relief Orders/bankruptcy
  • Loans
  • Utility debts

Website: http://citizensadvicenottingham.org.uk/debt

Telephone:  0300 330 5457 on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Fridays from 10am until 2pm, and on Wednesdays 1pm until 4pm. 

Step Change Debt Charity

Step change offer free expert advice to help you deal with your debts and get the support you need. You can get advice online or over the phone, and we'll recommend a range of practical debt solutions based on your situation.

Website: https://www.stepchange.org/

Telephone: 0800 138 1111

Housing and Homelessness

Framework

A charity delivering housing, health, employment, support and care services to people with a diverse range of needs.

Website: https://www.frameworkha.org/

Telephone:  0115 841 7711

Housing Aid

Provides support for families in the Nottingham City area.  If you are homeless or threatened with homelessness we can provide advice, assistance and support in:

  • Finding accommodation
  • Help keeping your existing accommodation
  • Benefits advice
  • Debt and budgeting advice
  • Advice on keeping a tenancy
  • Keeping you safe in your home

Website: https://www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk/information-for-residents/housing/homelessness-prevention-and-advice/about-housing-aid/

Telephone: 0115 876 3300 (Monday to Friday: 9:00 to 5:00 pm, Wednesday 10:00 to 5:00 pm)

Email: housingaid@nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Support for Children and Young Peoples Physical and Mental Health

CAHMS

CAMHS stands for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services.

These are NHS services, which in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire are run by Nottinghamshire Healthcare.

They offer support and treatment for children aged 0 – 18 years who have emotional and/or mental health problems.

Website: https://www.nottinghamshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/camhs

Telephone: 0115 8542 299 (Monday – Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm)

City Care Text Chat Service

This is a School Nurse confidential text service for 11-19 year olds.

They offer advice on emotional, health, bullying, healthy eating and more.

YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YZ-zkef8uRE&feature=youtu.be

Text: 07480 635 024

Kooth

Kooth have created a repository of different resources to help you approach the subject of mental health with young people. Whether you’re a teacher, social worker or even a parent – we hope you’ll find these helpful. Check out their website to browse through the assets available.

Website:https://explore.kooth.com/dontdoitalone/