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Useful resources for parents

All the links below have been recommended and approved our panel of parents and carers.

Guide for Families

Information about services in Leeds supporting children and young people’s social, emotional and mental health and wellbeing.

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MindEd for families

MindEd for Families has online advice and information from trusted sources and will help you to understand and identify early issues and best support your child.

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YoungMinds parent helpline

Support, advice and information for any adult worried about the emotional problems, behaviour or mental health of a child or young person up to the age of 25.

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Papyrus can offer advice if you are worried about a young person who might be suicidal.

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Leeds Bereavement Forum

Information for those supporting children through grief and bereavement.

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Information about online behaviour and advice on protecting your child from abuse online.

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Mental health information for anyone in Leeds – this may be helpful if you need to look after YOUR mental health.

Go to MindWell

Thinking of going private?

This leaflet provides information about how to arrange non-NHS, private assessment, treatment or therapy for yourself, a relative or a friend, if you wish to do this.

Download the PDF

Family Lives

Help and support in all aspects of family life.

Visit the website

Kinship care

Are you caring or thinking about caring for members of your family or for a friend?

Find out more

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