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Mental Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing was made a whole-school priority in 2016 and we are proud of the journey we have been on since to fully embed mental health and wellbeing through our whole-school approach. Here you can find information on our whole-school approach, as well as resources to support children, parents and carers.

To view our poster of Health and Well Being at Avenue Primary Academy click here.

Mental Health First Aiders

We have members of staff who are trained Adult Mental Health First Aiders and Youth Mental Health First Aiders.

Children’s Mental Health

Young Minds

Young Minds offers information to children and young people about mental health and emotional wellbeing.


Information for children and young people about a range of feelings.

1-2-1 Counsellor Chat: Char to a counsellor on Childline about anything that is worrying you.

For Parents

Young Minds Parents’ Helpline

This is a free, confidential helpline for any adult who is concerned about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

Phone: Parents’ helpline 0808 802 5544

You’re Never Too Young To Talk Mental Health: Tips for Talking for Parents and Carers

TMH-Parent-Leaflet -PDF


Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service available 24 hours a day. It is for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Directory of Local and National Organisations that can help children and their families with mental health. – PDF


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