Useful links


We hope these websites may offer you some support and advice.

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ELSA support

Lots of brilliant resources for children, parents and schools on supporting emotional and social learning. Some resources are free and others are of low cost.

Winston’s wishes

Another charity supporting grieving children and their families.


Leeds based mental health advice website for children, parents and professionals. Lots of advice on different mental health concerns. Links of how to find local help, tips and ideas, plus games for children and young people.

Young minds

Website for children and young people on mental health. Lots of good advice, stories and where to go for further help.

Calm harm app

This is a free app for teenagers who may be experiencing the desire to harm themselves. The app leads the person through exercises to: Comfort, Distract, Express Yourself, Release, Random and Breathe, that may help to distract them from the desire to self harm. This app is recommended by Mindmate Leeds.

Child Bereavement UK

“We help children and young people (up to age 25), parents and families to rebuild their lives when a child grieves or when a child dies. We also provide training to professionals, equipping them to provide the best possible care to bereaved families.”

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