An important part of being a parent is looking after yourself too. Wellbeing is more than just physical health - it involves your emotional, social and mental health too!
SHOUT - Get help
Shout 85258 is a free, confidential, anonymous text support service. You can text from wherever you are in the UK.
If you are struggling to cope and need to talk, the trained Volunteers at Shout are there for you, day or night.
Young Minds - The parents' guide to looking after yourself
'Parenting isn’t always easy. Although it’s often amazing and rewarding to watch your children grow up, and to help them learn to be independent, it can also be really hard work. Here are our tips for looking after your child while also looking after yourself.'
Call Parents Helpline for detailed advice, emotional support and signposting about a child or young person up to the age of 25.
You can call for free on 0808 802 5544 from 9:30am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.
Local Food Banks
If you are struggling with the current living crisis, please visit one of the food banks below or speak to the school office in confidence.