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Mental Health Support over the Festive Period

The festive period can be a difficult time for families but Qwell can help. Qwell is a safe and confidential space to share experiences and gain support from our community and qualified professionals. Support when you need it They aim to improve the emotional wellbeing and mental health of adults across the UK. Join today…

World Mental Health Day – How Five to Thrive can help

Sunday the 10th October was World Mental Health Day which helps us to focus on the importance of positive mental health and wellbeing, especially as parents. In 2020, one in six school-aged children was identified with a mental health problem. This has risen from one in ten in 2004 and one in nine in 2017.…

It’s World Mental Health Day

Today marks World Mental Health Day which encourages us all to focus on our mental or emotional health. All of us have faced different challenges over the last year from home schooling, working from home, illness or even bereavement. World Mental Health Day can help us look at how we are feeling  and work towards…

Mental Health Awareness Week – Connecting with Nature

  This week is Mental Health Awareness Week. During the COVID-19 pandemic there’s been much more talk about looking after our Mental Health but it can be difficult to know what this means and how to start.  We’ve all be encouraged to get out into nature where and when we can and many people have…

Maternal Mental Health Week

Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week We’ve all been talking about mental health during the pandemic but new Mums have definitely faced significant challenges over the last 2 years, some of which have left them feeling a variety of feelings they weren’t expecting after the birth of their much longed for baby. Many women attended their…

Why do I need to take of myself?

Hello Parents and Carers, I’m Donna an Early Years Practitioner and part of my role is facilitating some of the parent and children groups at Lewisham Children & Family Centres. I hope you enjoy reading our posts and finding the information helpful. I’d like to talk a little bit about why as parents we need…

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