Advice and support for parents and carers. “We’ve put together information about the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of anxiety, especially for parents and carers, with lots of links to organisations who can help. We’re also here to listen.”
“All about anger, aggression and violence.Everyone has angry feelings, and they are a normal reaction when things go wrong, life feels unfair or people upset or hurt us. Children and young people show these feelings in different ways.Toddlers and young children often have tantrums when they don’t get their own way or feel frustrated. They can scream, hit and destroy things, and this is their way of saying they don’t like what they are feeling.”
“Many people have trouble managing their anger. This is for anyone who wants to learn how to deal with it in a constructive and healthy way. It is also for anyone with a friend or family member who has problems with anger.”
Everybody feels angry some of the time.It is a normal feeling which we all have at times just like happiness, sadness and grief. Many people think of anger as bad so that they don’t express it in healthy and helpful ways.
This a Netmums page that looks at how parents can help. “Talking to our children as early as possible about managing their emotions, and making yourself approachable and available to listen to them are positive ways to ensure frustrations don’t build up. Looking honestly at how we ourselves deal with anger may also be necessary.”
A free, downloadable guide for parents and carers who have discovered a young person's self-harm from The University of Oxford's Department of Psychiatry. Click the 'Visit Website' link to download the 'Coping with self-harm' guide for parents and carers.
A webpage offering a range of ideas for supporting a child/young person when someone has died. ‘At a time when you may be experiencing your own grief at the death of a partner, child, other family member or friend, it can seem overwhelming to offer support to your child or children. Remember, you can only do your best.’
A charity supporting bereaved parents through their grief after the loss of a son or daughter of any age. The Trust offers a 24 hour Listening Ear helpline with trained volunteer bereaved parents answering the phone to other bereaved parents who need someone to talk to.
“Young people are working with us to promote positive mental wellbeing in colleges and universities. We’re about all young people, not just those in education. We want to involve more young people from different backgrounds in what we do.”
A website that covers all aspects of family life including all stages of a child’s/Young Person’s development.
This site also contains details of a 24 hour helpline, online chat, forums and Online Parenting Courses.
Relate is the UK’s provider of relationship support. In terms of Teens there are sections on Alcohol, Mental Health, School / Work, Behaviour, Real Stories from parents & how they’ve coped. There’s also a section on how to communicate with Teenagers.