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Emotional support

Supporting mental health and wellbeing

A person at a table lines up five wooden blocks. Each wooden block has a face drawn upon it, depicting an emotion: angry, sad, neutral, ok, happy.

This Children’s Mental Health Week, we are sharing a free resource for professionals, parents/carers, and trusted adults who are supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. The resource contains practical exercises they can use to help to cope with thoughts and feelings, and also signposting to wider support.

Georgia Hughes, the Case Worker in Catch22’s County Lines Support and Rescue service who created the resource, said:

“I created this resource for our team, but this isn’t just a resource for children and young people affected by County Lines. Mental health and wellbeing is at the heart of all support work. I hope other people will find this resource a helpful in their work or everyday lives.”

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