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One Minute Guide on self harm

A quick guide for staff across Leeds to get key information when supporting young people who are self harming

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Brene Brown on Empathy

An engaging short animated film (2:48min) highlighting the qualities of empathy

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Bullying – a short guide for GPs

A guide for GPs as they seek to support children, families and adults impacted by bullying.

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Leeds Bereavement Charter

A charter for any professional to think about when supporting children and young people who have experienced a death

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Ways to support a child through a bereavement

Ways for all adults to support children and young people through their feelings after a death.

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Self harm guidelines for school staff

A paper for schools to think about how they respond to self harm and write their self-harm policy. *requires inputting of relevant information for school

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Self harm and suicidal behaviour ; protecting children in Leeds

Advice and information for professionals on how to work with young people who are self harming or thinking about suicide

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Self harm card (Child Friendly Leeds)

Printable credit card sized quick guide for workers

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Anxiety; Mood Juice self-help guide

A printable set of pages which contain information, practical activity sheets and references for further reading so that young people can 'learn more about anxiety and how to cope with it'

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Bereavement; Mood Juice self-help guide

A printable set of pages which contain information, pracitical activity sheets and references for further reading so that young people can learn more about bereavement and how to cope with it'

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YoungMinds

UK’s leading charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people has an extensive informative website for young people and for adults supporting them.

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MindEd

MindEd e-learning portal is a huge free educational resource on children and young people’s mental health; to help you become informed and better equipped when supporting children and young people. Try searching for a given topic, e.g. ‘loss and grief’ or ‘eating problems’.

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NHS Choices (youth mental health)

An information hub on youth mental health offering young people advice and help on mental health problems including ‘why do I feel so down?’ and ‘tips for coping with depression’.

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