The following short videos are a must watch for any parent who wishes to learn how to support their child to become resilient and how to be a resilient parent themselves. Presented by HeadStart Kent and Draw Your OwnSolution, each video covers a topic on how to build resilience. Click the links below to view a specific video, or scroll down to view them all. Resilience will help you to bounce back!
Link to online workshops - https://kentresiliencehub.org.uk/resources/resilience-webinar-for-parents/
Click below for a parent information booklet designed to support parents of children and young people experiencing mental health difficulties.
There are lots of way to feel calmer. It's about finding what works for you. Try some of these breathing exercises, activities, games and videos to help let go of stress.
Looking after your mental health - Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more.We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing.
It is normal to breathe fast when we are anxious – it is the body’s way to prepare for the fight, flight or freeze reaction. However, if we slow our breathing down it can help us relax and reduce our anxiety.
Square breathing produces amazing positive results whenever you are feeling anxious, nervous, excited or fearful and you would like to calm yourself. These can be used in exams or the classroom and you can use the desk, a piece of paper or even a screen as a visual prompt for the square.
Some of the following techniques may be useful when trying to calm down. Everybody is different - see which one works best for you.
Try the different suggestions to see which one works best for you.