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Mental Health and Wellbeing

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING SUPPORT AT CHAPELTOWN ACADEMY

 

Looking after your mental health and wellbeing during your studies is paramount to achieving your best and Chapeltown Academy's programme of pastoral support is here to help those who need a little extra assitance. Studying for a levels can be a very stressful time and many young people may experiences changes to their emotional wellbeing during this time. The pages below contains resources and guides to help you during this busy time: 

STUDENTS

PARENTS/CARERS

TEACHERS/STAFF

 

COVID-19 AND MENTAL HEALTH & WELLBEING

We are dealing with unprecedented times since the onset of the covid-19 pandemic and the quick succession of changes to our daily lives can have a serious impact on our wellbeing.

feeling more stressed, anxious or low than usual is completely normal and understandable and we as a college are committed to helping you navigate this and offering additional support to those who need it.

the guide below from young peoples' mental health charity stem4 outlines some of our more common anxieties and feelings during covid-19 and offers exercises and guidance on how to best deal with these.

STEM4 CORONAVIRUS GUIDE 

‘Coping with Coronavirus’ is a new specially designed range of support options from Sheffield Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT). IAPT is an NHS service and offers a range of free psychological therapies to over 12,000 people each year. https://iaptsheffield.shsc.nhs.uk/coping-with-coronavirus/

IF YOU EVER FEEL YOU CANNOT COPE AND NEED TO SPEAK TO SOMEONE RIGHT AWAY, CONTACT ONE OF THE FOLLOWING 24 HOUR SERVICES: 

Samaritans: 116123 https://www.samaritans.org

Childline: 08001111 https://www.childline.org.uk

Alternatively, support in a crisis is available directly from your local authority:

Rotherham Crisis Team: 01709304808/08006529571

Sheffield Crisis Team: 01142263636/08081968281

Barnsley Crisis Team: 08001830558

DO NOT STRUGGLE ALONE

 

 

Please note, by providing any links on these pages we are not endorsing any external organisations, their websites or products and/or services they provide. Equally, we do not accept liability for the accuracy or quality of the content of those websites. These pages are designed primarily for signposting and should you have a specific issue and need further guidance, we encourage you to contact your local authority directly.