Welcome back to our Wirral Mental Health Support Teams (MHSTs) newsletter. This is our regular update from the local team supporting Wirral schools and colleges with all things mental wellbeing.

We'd really appreciate you sharing this with your young people, families and wider networks.

If you have any feedback about the newsletter feel free to contact us via cwp.adminmhst@nhs.net

An update from your local team

The MHSTs are all working hard over the Summer to continue supporting the children, young people and families that we work with, as well as developing our new groups and training programmes for September. 

Your EMHP will be in touch to start arranging sessions with children and young people back in school over the next couple of weeks.


Department for Education Mental Health Resources

The DfE has put together some useful links and sources of support for children, young people and their families to help those affected by poor mental health and promote wellbeing. You can find the resources and links here.
They have also put together guidance for promoting and supporting mental health and wellbeing in school and colleges. For more information to help build and strengthen a whole school or college approach click here.


World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention day is on 10th September. If you are worried about someone you know and suspect they may be contemplating suicide then Rethink Mental Illness has ways for you to support and talk to that person. 

For crisis support there are numerous organisations who provide immediate support, including mymind.org.uk crisis support page which provides text numbers, telephone numbers and email addresses for help when it's needed. 
Youth Mental Health Day

Youth Mental Health Day is on 7th September. As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, YMHD 2021 will focus on how young people can #StrideForward with their mental health.

YMHD 2021 will invite young people across the country to reflect on how the last year has impacted their lives and share how they will #StrideForward and move towards positive mental health. For more information on how to get involved visit Youth Mental Health Day | stem4.

MyMind website and social media

For more information about your local CAMHS service and access to a range of other resources about mental health please click on this link mymind.org.uk
Our you tube channel and mymind twitter feed can also be accessed by clicking on the icons at the bottom of this newsletter.