Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) are an NHS service that aims to help young people up to the age of 18 who are finding it hard to manage their emotional and psychological health, and who are suffering with acute, chronic and severe mental health problems.
The School Nursing Team provide support to children and young people in school with a range of developmental disorders and disabilities, liaising between school and home and signposting to other service providers.
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Should you wish to contact us directly, we look forward to you getting in touch by using our telephone support line which operates every Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am to 11.00am. (01962 876239) This is available for parents/carers, education setting staff, and other children’s services professionals working in Hampshire.
There are lots of ways to feel calmer. It’s about finding what works for you. Try some of the breathing exercises, activities, games and videos in this link to help let go of stress.
This page navigates the difficult feelings we may have in returning to school
Mental Health Foundation
There is a lot of information on this page including a guide for young people and information for parents on how to support their child get ready to return to school
The team at YOUNGMiNDS have also been thinking about how to help with the return to school. Their page looks at how establishing routines again are important as well as advice on how to communicate how everyone is feeling.
How parents can support their child’s anxiety about returning to school video (West Sussex EP service):
Strategies and resources to support primary age children’s return to school video (west Sussex EP service):
Emotionally Based School Avoidance Hants guide for parents/carers:
When a Book might help Hampshire Libraries book recommendations for various issues:
Hampshire CAMHS website with information, videos, podcasts, apps and tools:
Save the Children Stress Busters relaxation activities for kids: