Support Groups/Websites for Parents

USEFUL WEBSITES

Here is a list of Websites that may be of help to you!

Live Well: a directory of support and advice where you’ll find useful information and advice on a range of subjects, and an easy to use directory of services & activities in Cheshire East. http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/livewell/livewell.aspx

 You in Mind: a directory of support for mental health issues, in the local area. www.youinmind.org

 Young Minds: a charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. www.youngminds.org.uk

Kooth: an online counselling and emotional well-being platform for young people. www.Kooth.com

NSPCC: is the UK's leading children's charity, preventing abuse and helping those affected to recover. www.nspcc.org.uk

 Childline: get help and advice about a wide range of issues, call us on 0800 1111, talk to a counsellor online, send an email or post on the message boards. www.childline.org.uk

Samaritans: a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. Whatever you're going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123. www.samaritans.org

My Mind: is an NHS website, run by CWP CAMHS. This site has been developed for everyone interested in the mental health and well-being of young people. www.mymind.org.uk

Visyon: a charity supporting the emotional health of children, young people and their families. www.visyon.org.uk

Mind : We can help you make choices about treatment, understand your rights or reach out to sources of support. www.mind.org.uk

 B-eat: a charity supporting anyone affected by eating disorders such as anorexia or bulimia. www.beat.co.uk

Charlie Waller Memorial Trust: a good source of information about anxiety and depression. www.cwmt.org.uk

Children, young people and families are at the heart of everything we do, and we are committed to involving young people and parents in all aspects of our work. This website offers: Research, Resources and support as well as Interventions and a support, participation Blog. www.annafreud.org

Talking Therapies can help you with everyday issues that affect your mental wellbeing. Throughout life, we all have times when we have low mental wellbeing, where we feel stressed, upset or find it difficult to cope. These may include money worries, relationship issues, social isolation, housing and employment. We can then offer the right support for you, which may include information and advice, groups, courses or one-to-one support to help improve your situation.www.mytalkingtherapies.com

South Cheshire CLASP aims to reach out and support those in the local community who are affected by the difficulties associated with parenting alone, whatever their circumstances.  We offer friendly support and encouragement to assist with the progression from crisis to wholeness and a positive future for the whole family. www.southcheshireclasp.org.uk

Are you a parent or carer who is concerned about the mental health of your child or teenager? Do you just want some hints and tips on parenting? MindEd for Families has advice and information from trusted experts and will help you to understand what problems occur, what you can do to best support your family, and how to take care of yourself. MindEd for Families is written by a team of specialists and parents, working together.www.minded.org.uk

One You Cheshire East is part of a national health initiative supported by Cheshire East Council, along with Peaks & Plains Housing Trust. Together, we’re committed to helping make it as easy as possible for local people to live better, healthier and longer. So we’ve put together loads of useful tips, advice and tools to give you all the support you need, and also enlisted the help of a few other organisations including community and specialist groups. www.oneyoucheshireeast.org

Our vision is for all families to have the support they need to rebuild their lives, when a child grieves or when a child dies. Our mission is to ensure the accessibility of high quality child bereavement support and information to all families. We provide confidential support, information and guidance.  www.childbereavement.org

The charity supporting single parent families to live secure, happy and fulfilling lives. www.gingerbread.org.uk

Family Lives works around the clock, transforming the lives of families, supporting parents and making happier relationships, happier families and a stronger society. Our trained family support workers, both paid and volunteer, offer all family members immediate and on-going help on the phone, online or in local communities. www.familylives.org.uk