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Mental Health and Wellbeing Support

If you have concerns about the emotional, mental health or wellbeing of your child we have added some links below to websites and organisations who may be able to support you further.  Please be aware that the school does not endorse these sites or the services they provide, but they are here for your information should you wish to access them.

​Please click on the following link to read about Mental Health and Wellbeing Support for students at Backwell School

Useful website links related to Child Mental Health and Wellbeing issues

North Somerset Council have a directory of services and ideas to support mental health for those who live in the local area. Click here to view the North Somerset Wellbeing Directory


Kooth is an online mental wellbeing community which offers free, safe and anonymous support to young people who are struggling with the mental health and emotional wellbeing.

Click here to find out more about Kooth


Off the Record (OTR)

OTR is a mental health movement by and for young people aged 11-18 in North Somerset.

They offer free wellbeing information and support.

Click here to find out more about OTR



​Young Minds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.  Their website contains a wealth of useful information which can be accessed by clicking on the link below:



​The NSPCC is the leading children's charity fighting to end child abuse in the UK, They help children who have been abused to rebuild their lives, protect those at risk and find the best ways of preventing abuse from ever happening.


Other websites which may be of help ... - Anxiety and low mood - General mental health issues - General mental health issues - For distressed children - For self-harming etc - For self-harm - Counselling for young people in North Somerset Counselling and psychotherapy in Bristol - Parents Against Phone Addition in Young Adolescents