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Mental Health Support for Pupils and Parents

Talking Therapies is a free NHS service here to support the residents of Berkshire aged 17+ who may be struggling with difficulties including: low mood, anxiety and stress at this unprecedented time. We are currently offering a 4 week Stress Less course which you can access via the comfort of your own home. Please see leaflet below for more information.

Up to date Local resources available -

      Signposts to emotional wellbeing and resilience resources for children and young people -

      Signposts to support for anxiety and low mood for children and young people and their parents/carers -

Helping your child to overcome their fears and worries - support for parents - Course information

Wokingham Schools’ hub – has links to national guidance and also SEND and Educational Psychology Service guidance. It is regularly updated in line with new developments.


Anna Freud Centre – comprehensive advice and guidance for school and college staff about how to help children and young people manage their mental health and wellbeing during times of disruption to their learning and school and college closure. There is also guidance for parents and carers and for Young People.


Anna Freud Centre – advice for young people


Kooth – free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. Monday to Friday 12pm to 10pm. Sat and Sun 6pm – 10pm.


Childline – online or phone support for children and young people. 9am – midnight 7 days a week.


Reading University - free online course for young people with low mood during covid-19