Websites and Apps to support well-being
https://www.thrive.org.uk/get-involved/keep-in-touch/subscribe-to-gardening-club – Free online subscription for Gardening Club
Chill Panda App: Game which allows you to calm down, relax and engage your emotions.
House Party App: App which allows you to connect with family and friends and play games with them too.
Head Space: Guided meditation which helps people stress less and focus more.
Calm: Helps users sleep better, boost confidence and reduce stress and anxiety, all with the help of guided meditations, soothing music, and bedtime stories
Both Head Space and Calm can be found as an app or on YouTube.
Kooth: A platform where you can share your emotions with trained advisers, read articles from teenagers in similar positions to yourself too.
MindMate Website: If you’re a young person, MindMate can help you understand the way you’re feeling and find the right advice and support. If you’re a parent, carer or professional, MindMate can help you support a young person you know.
Clear Fear App: focus on learning to reduce the physical responses to threat by learning to breathe, relax and be mindful as well as changing thoughts and behaviours and releasing emotions.
Calm Harm App: Provides tasks to help you resist or manage the urge to self-harm. You can make it private by setting a password, and personalise the app if you so wish. You will be able to track your progress and notice change.
Young Minds: Take 20 Parent Activities Talking to your child about how they’re feeling can be hard. By taking 20 minutes with them to do an activity you’ll both enjoy, you’ll create a relaxed space to start that conversation. Here are some ideas of #Take20 activities that you could do in 20 minutes.
Anna Freud Self-Care Strategies: Anna Freud consulted with a wide range of young people to create a portal of self-care strategies to help young people to manage their wellbeing. Advice to give to young people: It’s up to you to decide what helps. If it works, keep doing it. If it doesn’t, stop and try something else.