Emotional Wellbeing/Mental Wellbeing

At Alsager Highfields we aim to promote positive mental health and welbeing for all our pupils. We have a dedicated team who play a vital role in supporting children and parents/carers as well as signposting on to the relevant professionals in order for children to receive the support they need. 

Our Team

Designated Mental Health Lead

Lisa Henshall - (Assistant Headteacher, Designated Safeguard Lead)

Deputy Mental Health Lead 

Gina Windel - (Teacher, Reading Lead) 

 

Emotionally Healthy Schools

Following the success of Phases 1 and 2 of  the Emotionally Healthy Schools Programme, Phase 3; The Emotionally Healthy Children and Young People’s Service will be delivered by CWP and Partners; Visyon, Clasp, Middlewich High School, Just Drop-in and Kooth.

The new service will continue to deliver the Emotionally Healthy Schools Programme over the next 2 years and through a blended approach provide individualised strategic support for schools and education settings, facing challenging situations, encouraging participation and understanding of pathways to support easy access to advice and guidance on emotional health and wellbeing. 

 

Local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS)

CAMHS – OUT of Hours and CAMHS duty team remain operational as per their usual working hours:

Crewe: 01270 253841

Macclesfield: 01625 712 040 / 712 041 (0-16 years) or 01625 712 054 (16 - 19 years)

Winsford: 01606 555240 (0-16 years) or 01244 397555 (16-19 years)

The advice line is open Monday to Friday between 5pm - 10pm and on Saturdays and Sundays between 12pm - 8pm. Tel: 01244 397644

 

Useful Websites & Sources of Support

 

 

Middlewich High School - Emotionally Healthy Schools information.

 

Cheshire East Emotionally Healthy Children and Young People offer.

 www.annafreud.org

 

Lots of resources and tips in response to Covid-19 including this helpful booklet.

Samaritans.org

 

Free online teaching resources. Talks to young people. Freephone 116 123.

Childline

 

Advice and tips to support your mental health and finding ways to cope. Freephone 0800 1111

Rise Above

 

A website co-created and produced by young people. It aims to build resilience and support good mental health in young people aged 10 to 16. Includes new mental health content adapted to COVID-19.

https://www.healios.org.uk/services/thinkninja1

 

An app specifically designed to educate 10-18 year olds about mental health, emotional wellbeing and to provide skills young people can use to build resilience and stay well. It has been adapted to COVID-19 to bring self-help knowledge and skills.

youngminds.org.uk

 

Resources library with toolkits, publications, reports and policy information about children and young people's mental health. Parent helpline: 0808 802 5544

www.visyon.org.uk

 

Visyon are part of the new Emotionally Healthy children and Young peoples’ service.  

They offer a range of support to schools, children and families.


 

Counselling, wellbeing services and support for parents and carers.

 

Online mental wellbeing community. Free, safe and anonymous support.

 

Support for those in the local community who are affected by the difficulties associated with parenting alone

 

Aimed at young people in Cheshire and Wirral who want to know more about emotional well-being and/or their local Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS).

https://www.familyties.org.uk/intervention

 

Family Ties interventions programmes offer bespoke workshops, tailored to meet individual needs.

  

    

 

 

 

 

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