Looking after your wellbeing this year will have been, and continues to be, challenging for many. This time of year can also feel difficult for our own reasons. Making time to look after ourselves isn’t always easy but if a little space can be found to be kind to ourselves, it can make a big difference to our wellbeing. Here are some wellbeing resources and helpline numbers that may be helpful:
Helpline numbers offering emotional support:
PAM Assist provide employees with access to telephone counselling, 24/7 on 0800 882 4102
Samaritans: Call 116 123 for free anytime
CALM (for men): Call 0800 585858 from 5pm – midnight, 365 days a year
Breathing Space on 0800 83 85 87, from 6pm – 2pm (Mon – Thurs) and 6pm Fri – 6am Mon.
Giveusashout.org, Text on 85258, free on all major mobile networks, open 24/7.
We’re all living through unprecedented circumstances right now and it’s more important than ever to look after ourselves and each other.
To help support the mental health and wellbeing of the Trinity High School Community, we’re delighted to have joined Togetherall.
Togetherall is a support service for pupils that provides 24/7 mental health support from trained professionals.
Togetherall provides a safe space online to get things off your chest, explore your feelings, and learn skills to help you self-manage your mental health and wellbeing.
You’re totally anonymous to other members in the Togetherall community, and your personal information is kept secure while you’re on the site (see Togetherall’s privacy statement). The service is completely free and confidential to you, and teaching staff will not be informed if you’ve signed up to Togetherall or know of your activity on the service, unless Togetherall is seriously concerned about your safety.
To access Together All, head to Togetherall and register under the ‘My area is registered’ section, using your own postcode.
We understand that school closures may be having an effect on the mental wellbeing of our pupils and / or their families. This is a very difficult and challenging time for us all and it is understandable that people may be struggling with their mental wellbeing. CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service) have produced a site which offers excellent resources as well as direct links to websites and apps that may be useful in supporting you during this time. The site can be accessed via the following link: www.camhs-resources.co.uk
South Lanarkshire Council Education Psychological Services also have a twitter page with many helpful links and supports. They can be contacted directly through: