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Mental Health Awareness for Parents and Carers

June 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The Mental Health Awareness workshop for Parents’ and Carers is underpinned by Future in Mind (2015) a document that promotes that positive

Aims of the workshop:

Develop confidence in understanding mental health

Develop confidence in starting conversations about mental health

Practical steps to improve and maintain mental health

The workshop will be delivered online by the Oxfordshire Youth Mental Health Trainers. The workshop will run for 1 ½ hours and will include some discussion sessions / activities to allow parents & carers the opportunity to talk to others about mental health.

Topics covered:

Mental Health Definitions

Current context of mental health

Key mental health statistics

Nature / Nurture

Teenage brain development

Key role of parents and carers

Impact of stress

Risk Factors

Mental Health Five a day

Well being Tips and Tools

Keeping in touch with your mood and emotions

Signposting – Local services, where to get help and further reading


Oxfordshire Mind and Oxfordshire Youth