It is essential that parents look after their own mental health and wellbeing in order to be able to support their children effectively. you may find the following links and apps useful.


For you:

  • Apps such as Headspace or Calm
  • The Wellbeing Service offers self-referral for emotional wellbeing support in relation to low mood and anxiety, including one-to-one and on-line support. This service is free and confidential.
  • Just Talk Parent Top Tips for getting your child talking
  • Healthy Young Minds in Herts website
  • Mind in Mid Herts – courses on life skills such as coping with anxiety, stress, low self-esteem and depression for 16+ year
  • Samaritans – confidential support in a crisis 24/7, calls cannot be traced and won’t appear on your bill. CALL FREE 116 123.