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Mental Health Awareness

Please click on the link below to access a free resource which is designed to offer practical advice on how parents can safeguard their children's mental health and promote their wellbeing.

Mental Health 10 tips for parents



Please find attached some great online parenting resources that are free to those living in Wales, through the use of the code SWSOL for those living in South and Mid Wales.


Solihull, who have developed these evidence-based courses that support mental health, are continually adding to the resources and have now launched a new course ‘Understanding your child’s feelings’, a short, taster course which many should find useful.

This is from the larger course ‘Understanding your child’ and also  ‘Understanding your child with additional needs’,  Other courses in the series can be found on the link below:


This course has 7 short modules, each only takes about 5 minutes. This and the other courses can be accessed via If you have already registered simply log in to your account and you can find this course in your dashboard. If you haven’t yet registered, please go to and use either SWSOL or NWSOL to get free access to all the courses.


Apps/Tools for Children and Young People


Healthy Minds
Problem-solving tool aimed at students. 


An app to help young people through the ups and downs of life; it suggests activities to help based on how you rank your mood. 


Specifically for young people to help them manage their anxiety. There are lots of tools, techniques and advice. 


Mood Panda 
Half mood tracker, half social network. It allows children and young people to choose whether to keep their mood private or share it publicly for support from other Mood Panda users. 


Mood Scope 
A mood tracking tool; the basic features are free but you have to pay for more in-depth features. 


An app as well as an online resource which helps children and young people monitor and understand their emotional wellbeing.


Personal Zen 
Games that have been clinically proven to reduce stress. 


Recovery Record
Self-help tool for children and young people suffering from eating disorders.


SAM (Self-Help for Anxiety Management) 
Help with anxiety management which includes interactive games and tools, and an anxiety tracker. 


Stop, Breathe and Think 
Guide to meditation which recommends certain meditations based on how you’re feeling.