Mental Health and Well-being Awareness At Roxton CE Academy
We aim to promote positive mental health and well-being for our whole school community (children, staff, parents and carers), and recognise how important mental health and emotional well-being is to our lives in just the same way as physical health. We recognise that children’s mental health is a crucial factor in their overall well-being and can affect their learning and achievement.
If you would like support and guidance about how to support your child's mental health you can either talk to someone in school about any issues or concerns you have, please see your child's class teacher in the first instance, or Mrs Alison Barden (Head teacher).
Alternatively you can contact CHUMs on:
Phone: 01525 863924
Who are CHUMs?
CHUMs is a community-based Emotional Wellbeing Service commissioned by East London Foundation Trust. The service offers support to children and young people in Central Bedfordshire, Bedford Borough and Cambridgeshire with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.
If you feel that your child would benefit from the support offered by CHUMs, please speak to Mrs Barden . Alternatively, if you would prefer families are able to self-refer by phoning the above number.
At Roxton CE Academy we work very closely with CHUMs to support the well-being of our pupils. CHUMs also run Parent Workshops at our school and they take place once a term.
OTHER USEFUL CONTACTS:
CAMH Child and Adolescent Mental Health website: http://www.camh.org.uk/index.php
Childline website: http://www.childline.org.uk/
Anna Freud Centre for Children and Families: www.annafreud.org/