Here are some additional viewing options that you may wish to review. Some are general, some are specific. Please refer to the information provided.
Talking to someone about suicide
How to look after a young person feeling suicidal
Why people might want to take their own life and what you can do about it
3 common myths and misconceptions
14 ways to tell if someone is suicidal
Spotting the signs
Hopeline UK – you can talk to them about your child
Depression, Suicide and the Power of Hope
Why we need to talk about suicide
How to provide emotional support to your child
Having difficult conversations with your child
Starting a conversation when you are worried about them
How to listen so young people feel supported
MindEd for families – how MindEd can help you
Can you make someone get help with their mental health
Be the change you want to see
Emotional Theory comes alive
General: A number of videos from Young Minds Parents Lounge, can be found here . Scroll through to find videos that may be relevant.
Below are some videos on specific topics such as self harm and anxiety (see the titles) but first here’s a link to ‘Local mental health advice and help for young people under 25 in Nottingham and Nottinghamshire‘ where you can select a topic to see videos and other materials to help you help someone else (make sure to select the ‘parent/carer’ option).
Advice on multiple scenarios
How to support someone who is self-harming
Understanding anxiety and depression
OCD is Not Me
BDD Because I’m ugly
Understanding adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
A simple relaxation or grounding strategy
Self-soothe boxes – what, why how ?
The Pig of Happiness
We would always urge you to encourage them to talk to someone – it’s ‘Why Talking Fixes’. Please tell them that talking with someone who is there to support them can guide them most effectively to positive solutions and positive outcomes.
Just need to let you know that all materials referenced below are to help you to help someone and that Will Garvey Trust Foundation cannot be responsible for their content or use. Here we provide links (signposts) for you, for example to other websites, videos and podcasts provided by other organisations and groups. Please use the information and resources responsibly and review any policies or disclaimers applicable at the referenced sites.