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Wellbeing, Support & Advice

Useful Websites/Apps


Your online mental wellbeing community. Free, safe and anonymous support.

Ditch the Label

Is one of the UK’s largest and most ambitious anti-bullying charities.

The Essex Wellbeing

Service Supporting families in Essex to live healthy and socially connected lives.


Talk to a counsellor online, send an email or post on the message boards.


Offering practical and emotional support to children and young people.


Free, confidential 24/7 text support service to help if you-re struggling to cope and need mental health support.

CRUSE Bereavement Suport

Grief can be overwhelming-you don’t have to deal with it alone.


Helping children with parents who have issues with alcohol.

Calm Harm App

Calm Harm provides tasks to help you resist the urge to self-harm.

Mind Shift App

Helps teens and young people you cope with anxiety

Stay Alive App

Useful information to help you stay safe if you are having thoughts of suicide or concerned about someone else who may be considering suicide.

Calm App

To aid with sleep and mindfulness meditation.

Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families

Emotional support with feelings and mental health for teens, young people and families.


Help, support and advice to children in care and young care leavers.

Action for Children

Supporting children and young people with emotional care and support.

Carers Trust

Support for carers, including Young Carers.


Staying safe online.

Report Remove

A tool to help parents and carers of anyone under 18 remove nude images of themselves from the internet.

Young Minds

Whether you want to understand more about how you're feeling and find ways to feel better, or you want to support someone.

Reporting in school using the worry/incident link.


LGBT+ Information and support


Prevention of young suicide

Essex Police 'Sort Your Settings' and stay safe online  

Advice & Wellbeing 

Holiday Helplines

10 Days of Happiness Course 

An Anxiety Busting Guide


Body Relaxation

Exam Stress

Getting a Good Nights Sleep

Help with Anxiety 

Helplines for support over the Summer break

Hints & Tips on How to Cope

Isolation Help

Online Safety: Cyber Aware, NSPCC, National Online Safety, UK Safer Internet Centre and Thinkuknow 

Parent to Parent Advice Guide

Redbridge: Victims of Domestic Abuse

Referral to West Hatch Counselling 

Self-Harm Booklet 

Self-Harm Toolkit 

Suicide: Helping identify someone who feels suicidal

Suicide Safety Plan 

Support During the Holidays 

Websites and Helplines 

Wellbeing and Mindfulness Support

Timetable & Organisation 

5 Day Timetable 


Activity Calendar

Open Culture: Courses, books, movies, lectures and more

Visit The British Museum or some of the worlds best galleries and museums  

See the Pandas, Penguins, Lions, Tigers and Koala's at Edinburgh Zoo

Have a game of chess or Sudoku online 

Learn Origami, develop your digital skills or study a course online with Future Learn or OpenLearn

FutureLearn 50 Free Things to Do 

DofE Activity Ideas List 

Chatter Pack: free, online, boredom-busting resources