January can be a tough time for everyone, including young people. The Health Heads Mental Health Support Team are here to support children and young people who are struggling with Mild-Moderate Mental Health Difficulties. The Healthy Heads Team is a Mental Health Support Team based in Sunderland and provided by South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and work with schools across Sunderland. Healthy Heads offer early intervention to help children, young people and their families who are struggling with mild to moderate anxiety and/or depression
The team is made up of Education Mental Health Practitioners, who provide a range of emotional, behavioural and psychological support services to children, young people, parents and professionals in Sunderland schools. They can also offer some interventions via the telephone or on teams.
- 1-1 therapy for Low Mood, Anxiety, Self Esteem and OCD.
- Group Therapy Sessions.
- Whole Class Support sessions.
- Parent Led Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.
- Guided Self Help for Parenting.
- Training and support for school staff
To start the process of requesting support from the service, please speak to the MrS Doherty who is our Mental Health Lead or any member of staff including tutors, year leaders or members of our SEN Team or Peer2Peer mentors. We are all here to help.
Alternatively, you can contact 0191 283 2936 for direct assistance.