Latest Wellbeing News

The Wellbeing in Education service provides links to useful webinars and regularly updated news.

Wellbeing Suffolk event 10th June at 1pm, for professionals

Wellbeing Suffolk (The Wellbeing Service) will be hosting a professional event on 10th June 2021 starting at 1pm and ending at 3pm, on Zoom. The event will allow you to find out what Wellbeing Suffolk offer and meet members from the clinical and community teams as well as their partners. This is not a network meeting, but a structured event where you will be able to learn about the support at Wellbeing Suffolk, to provide you a signposting tool for your clients (16+). Register here 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting as well as the link you will need to join the meeting.

Support for young people's mental wellbeing

Young people in Suffolk have faced different pressures, uncertainties and challenges over the past year. This Support for young people's mental wellbeing document includes a selection of useful websites, organisations, helplines and apps that offer a range of support to young people who are struggling, and to help parents/carers and professionals know where to seek help. 

Traumatic bereavement resources 

The UK Trauma Council, supported by the Anna Freud Centre, has released free traumatic bereavement resources including an animation to help those supporting pupils and students in schools and FE colleges and those working in clinical settings. 

Anna Freud have produced a booklet to help those working with young children and families who have been bereaved.

Kooth zoom webinars for staff and professionals

The Kooth webinars are for staff and professionals who are supporting children and young people to become familiar with Kooth so they are able to appropriately signpost young people to the service. Kooth is a free, safe and anonymous online emotional wellbeing support service for young people in Suffolk aged 11-25. Book on to a Kooth webinar

Teenage Mental Health Service

A self referral mental health service for children, teenagers, and adults experiencing depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts, offering counselling, advice and support, and free support groups for under 25s. Visit 

Teens and Tweens Wellbeing Webinars

A series of 20 mini webinars designed for Teens and Tweens (Tweenager – children from eight years of age) by Dr. Tina Rae (Educational and Child Psychologist), covering advice on managing stress and anxiety, perfectionist behaviours and negative thinking. Watch the webinars on Youtube

Supporting children who are anxious and worried

Free Mental Health First Aid Training for staff working with children and young people

Teachers, health and social workers, volunteers, carers and parents who care/work with children and young people aged up to 25, can now access new online Psychological First Aid (PFA) training course (This course is free to complete just ignore the option to buy the course certificate). 

Other news:

Inclusion Mindset Training - This 'Keys to Inclusion' Training is aimed at Mental Health Leads to support their wellbeing.

Wellbeing for Teachers Newsletter - This newsletter by the Wellbeing Service has advice to help staff look after their wellbeing.

5 Steps to Mental Health and wellbeing - Tips for staff from the Anna Freud website.

5 Steps in Supporting Staff Webinar - Useful Youtube webinar for staff wellbeing from MindEd. 

Explore Parent Workshops - Useful Youtube webinars for supporting your child's wellbeing.