As we progress through another lockdown period, it is more important than ever to ensure we look after our own mental health and wellbeing.
On the school website you will find a variety of links to different resources to support the health and wellbeing of our parents, pupils and staff.
NHS Grampian have also launched a Mental Health and Psychological Wellbeing Support page full of advice and signposts on where you can seek support and advice.
This includes links to:
- Grampian Coronavirus Assistance Hub who can be contacted on 0808 1963384 for a range of support. This service is available Mon to Fri 9am – 5pm. At any other time you can get lots of advice and support on the website www.gcah.org.uk
- Who Cares? Scotland who have set up a 7 day helpline to support Care Experienced people during Covid-19. The Helpline is open from 10-6 Monday to Friday and 10-4 Saturday and Sunday. The numbers are 07756 047389 or 07545 337152. An experienced member of our team will take the call as a first responder and then provide immediate support or pass information on to our local team to provide additional/ongoing support. More information can be found on the Who Cares? Website.
- Self referral guidance for the Grampian Psychological Resilience Hub, who can offer additional support with your own mental health or that of a family member. How do you self-refer to the Psychological Resilience Hub? (nhsgrampian.org)
For staff, our remember that our Employee Assistance Programme providers, Time for Talking, are also available 365 days per year, 7 days per week, 24 hours a day if you need them. They have also produced some really helpful podcasts for us, to explore how we can deal with some of the challenges we now all face.