Pastoral Support

 

Useful Websites

This website will help you understand and manage anxiety - https://www.anxietybc.com

This website provides expert knowledge to parets and young people through our Parent's Helpline, online resources, training and developement, outreach work and publications - www.youngminds.org.uk

This website aims to help girls develop a positive relationship with the way they look, helping them to raise their self-esteem and realise their full potential. Dove have developed a workshop called 'The confident Me' which helps students to build body confidence and avoid valuing themselves and others based on the basis of appearance - www.selfesteem.dove.co.uk

This website provides advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. This website explains the different types of mental health problems and gives you advice on how to deal with them in a healthy way - www.mind.org

 

Useful Apps

Mindshift

Mindshift will help you learn how to relax, develop more helpful ways of thinking and identify active steps that will help you take charge of your anxiety.

SAM

SAM will help you to understand what causes your anxiety, monitor your anxious thoughts and behaviour over time and manage your anxiety through self-help exercises and private reflection

Relaxing Sounds

Can't sleep? This relaxing sounds app will help you. The app contains relaxing melodies to help sleep/meditation

Relax Lite

This app offers effective and rapid stress relief in 5 minutes. It will help you to de-stress with guided breathing exercises

Calm

Help you meditate, sleep and relax

Sleepfullness

Effective sleep app, powered by mindfulness. This app is packed with guided tracks designed to improve sleep

Happify App

Overcome stress and negative thoughts. Build resilience

Pacifica

App for stress and anxiety. Day-by-day, you'll learn to manage your feelings at your own pace.

What's Up?

This app helpf identify negative thinking patterns and the sources of anxiety. It features breathing techniques, habit and anxiety trackers, positive quotes, forums and even a game

7 Cups

Feeling worried, sad, stressed or lonely? Need to talk to someone? Anonymous conversations with voulunteers.

Breathe2Relax

Aids in diaphragmatic breathing that decreases the body's natural "figh-or-flight" response - a big aspect of anxiety, anger and general mood instability.

Smiling Mind

Modern meditation for young people, this app will help bring balance to young lives.

End Anxiety

This app helps young people to learn how to aviod anxiety and improve relaxation.

Worry Box

Journal for children and adolescents to record their worrisome thoughts. Steps are then identified in managing the worry. Coping strategies and statements can be selected from a list especially if the worry feels uncontrollable in an effort to think about the worrisome situation differently.

Stop, Breathe Think App

A friendly, simple tool to guide people of all ages and backgrounds through meditations for mindfulness and compassion. This app asks you to enter how you feel and then suggests a variety of meditation practices based on your response.

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