Category Archives: Wellbeing Updates

Support for Wellbeing

A new Mental Health support team from Barnardo’s are working with schools in Carlisle. A member of the team will be based at WHS one day a week to support students with their emotional wellbeing. If any student would like help and advice or just a chat, please contact your Student Manager to arrange a […]

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Wellbeing Coaching Available

Carlisle Eden Mind’s “Coaching in Mind” is an individualised, guided, wellbeing support service for young people aged 14-18 years who are experiencing mild to moderate anxiety. The service blends both online therapeutic and psychoeducation programs, and one to one personal coaching from Carlisle Eden Mind.   Referrals are made through school, so please contact your […]

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Understanding the Teenage Brain – FREE Online Courses

Knowledge is Power Sometimes when we understand what is going on for our children and young people, it can help us support their emotional wellbeing and mental health better. So if you have teens, pre-teens or little ones and want to know more, take a look at these FREE online courses for teenagers, parents-to-be, parents, […]

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Supporting your Child’s Mental Health Advice Sessions

Barnardo’s is offering free Zoom information sessions to parents and carers, to provide informal practical advice and ideas on “Supporting your child’s mental health through the pandemic“. To book onto one of these sessions please email: mytimecumbria@barnardos.org.uk with your name and contact email address stating your preferred session date.

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Live Daily Wellbeing Webinars

Daily wellbeing webinars from EduKit  are now LIVE. These run every weekday from 12 – 1pm. CLICK HERE TO JOIN TODAY’S LIVE SESSION  Today’s (Monday, 25 January) theme is motivation. The benefit of watching live (from 12-1pm) is that students can ask the guests questions through our website which makes it feel much more relevant […]

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How to Support Anxious/Avoidant Online Learners

Join this free online session for parents and professionals, with advice on “How to Support Anxious / Avoidant Online Learners” Wednesday 3rd February at 4pm During this one hour webinar, parent and educator Tom Vodden will walk you through some guiding principles and practical ideas for supporting children and young people are not gelling well […]

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MH and Wellbeing Support from Kooth

With the latest lockdown and school closures, young people may greatly benefit from some additional support with their mental health. Kooth can offer that MH and wellbeing support to young people in Cumbria aged 11-18. They are hosting a virtual information session on Tuesday, 2  February at 12-1pm. This will offer an insight into the […]

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Looking After Wellbeing

Supporting your teen’s wellbeing during coronavirus You might be feeling worried about your child’s wellbeing or mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, and want to know how to help. MIND has some tips on how to support your teen’s wellbeing, including advice on ways to get help: Supporting your teen’s wellbeing Looking after your own […]

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Wellbeing Briefing: Finding Support

  This year’s festive period could be particularly difficult for many, so finding support is the focus of this week’s wellbeing briefing. Kooth is a online service with lots of helpful features. It offers free, safe and anonymous support. Their video below (which is just over 7 minutes long) explains how to access the many services […]

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Wellbeing Briefing: Teenage Positivity

This week’s Wellbeing Briefing focused on TEENAGE POSITIVITY. This is the last one on the theme of Collective Responsibility where we all need to look after each other and remember we are all unique. A key message is to be RESILIENT and to seek support if you are worried or concerned. The shared video explains […]

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