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Professional resources

MindMate has lots of resources which can help support the work you do.

Our pages for young people and for parents may be useful for your reference. Use the search function (top right of any page) to search key words. The resource bank below is a collection of useful documents and web links gathered by other professionals in Leeds.  Use the filters to help search.

If you have ideas about resources we could add, or a topic you would like to see, please let us know using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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Books on prescription: Bullying

Reading Well Books on Prescription encourage young people to understand and manage their health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health...

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Books on prescription: Depression

Reading Well Books on Prescription encourage young people to understand and manage their health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health...

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Brainstorm: An extract

An up to date look at not only the challenges that teenagers face as their brains and bodies grow and develop but ,also the opportunities...

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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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Ch-Ch-Changes

This resource is for parents and carers whose child is moving on to secondary school, going through puberty and becoming a teenager. It aims to...

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Coping With Panic

A detailed but straightforward manual based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and NICE guidelines to overcome Panic attacks and panic disorder.

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Digital Resilience

This report aims to help health and care practitioners understand how teens in the UK affected by mental health difficulties are navigating their connected lives....

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Future in Mind: Leeds strategy

A strategy to improve the social, emotional, mental health and wellbeing of children and young people aged 0–25 years.

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Future in Mind:Leeds Quick Guide

This shorter version of the full Future in Mind:Leeds strategy has been developed by young people for young people and families.

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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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