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Please find below resources to support with wellbeing

West Sussex Mind have lots of services for children, young people and parents available. Please see the links below:

Support for children themselves aged 8 and above in Adur:


Support for parents and carers who are supporting children/young people age 5 - 18 with their mental health:


Support for parents struggling with their mental health who have a child under 5. Parents can access support from pregnancy, after birth and until their youngest child turns 5:



Parenting Smart (Place2Be)

The children's mental health charity, Place2Be, has a website aimed at helping parents with typical situations they can find themselves in with their children.

Advice can be found on over forty topics including:

  • Understanding sibling rivalry?
  • My child is lying, what does it mean, what should I do?
  • My child has trouble going to sleep
  • My child says ‘I hate you!’
  • Cultural identity: who am 

The Parenting Smart website can found here: https://parentingsmart.place2be.org.uk/

Thought-Full: Mental Health Support Teams in Schools

Thought-Full are The Mental Health Support Team in Schools in West Sussex. They are a team of practitioners working in primary and secondary schools supporting school aged children up to 18 years old with mild to moderate mental health difficulties. 

Please see their website for some helpful websites and contact numbers that you can access for your own support, alongside that of your child’s. You can find them at: www.westsussex.gov.uk/Thought-Full Or contact us at: Thought-Full@westsussex.gov.uk 

A guide for parents and carers

A video on Emotion Coaching - parent/carer session


A video on Building Resilience - parent/carer session


Please find below a link to a series of short CAMHS webinars for parents, covering ADHD, ASC, Anxiety, Eating disorders, Self harm/ Suicidal ideation and sleep.

The School Nursing Team/Healthy Child Programme offers support to children and young people who are experiencing mild to-moderate mental health difficulties. The offer is for 6 sessions of focused work to support the child or young person with their emotional wellbeing and is based on the principles of Motivational Interviewing. For primary aged children this work is delivered to the parent/carer, whilst for secondary aged pupils the work takes place directly with the young person themselves. For more information please contact the HCP.

Please click on the link below for more information:



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