Our Just ‘B’ team have collated a range of emotional wellbeing and bereavement support resources for children, young people and adults
Grief can impact us all in different ways; emotionally, physically, the way we think, what we believe in and how we relate to others. Our information and support aims to help you manage your own feelings, and support others who are experiencing grief.
Children and young people may experience and express feelings of grief in different ways. Our practical tips and advice can help you support a young person affected by bereavement.
As Christmas approaches, Just ‘B’ is offering the community useful tips on how to look after themselves at across the festive season, which can be a particularly busy time where emotions are intensified.
Spring will be here before you know it, but for some of us, January can feel like an especially long winter month. Long dark nights, poor weather, and the cost of living can all take their toil on our emotional wellbeing.
Here, Our Just ‘B’ emotional wellbeing team look at some simple ways which may help us feel brighter.
Making social connections is vital for a child’s sense of wellbeing, learning and development. Without them, people can be left feeling isolated and lonely – which can have a negative impact on their mental health.
We’re sharing some ideas and activities designed for parents and children to explore together at home, along with self care and emotional wellbeing ideas. We hope that they will help you and your child, connect, explore and share.
Anniversaries and key dates in the diary can be an especially difficult or isolating time for people experiencing bereavement, whether their significant person died recently or many years ago.
In time for Mother’s Day, our Just ‘B’ team shares some useful ideas on how people can look after themselves if they are experiencing grief for a mum, step mum, grandma, or important female role model in their life.
Did you know that anxiety is one of the most common mental health problems we can face? According to the Mental Health Foundation’s recent survey, ‘a quarter of adults said they felt so anxious that it stopped them from doing the things they want to do some or all of the time. Six in ten adults feel this way, at least some of the time.’
Anniversaries and key dates in the diary can be a difficult or isolating time for people experiencing bereavement, whether their significant person died recently or many years ago.
A sense of loss and grief can also be experienced if you have a difficult relationship with that person, even if they’re still alive.
In time for Father’s Day, our Just ‘B’ emotional wellbeing and bereavement team shares some useful ideas on how people can look after themselves if they are experiencing grief for a dad, step dad, grandfather , or other important male role model in their life, and suggestions for families to mark the day.
School holidays can be a great time to take time out, reconnect with your family and relax.
But for some parents juggling work and childcare, finding ways to occupy children with limited resources, or dealing with challenging weather, it can create added stress.
Our emotional wellbeing team at Just ‘B’ have provided 10 simple ways you can try and identify or alleviate stress points. Some of these you can do with your children too.
Exam results season can bring a mixture of fear, jubilation, anxiety and relief for many young people – and their families!
Whether you’re dealing A-Level results, or nervously waiting for GCSE results , our Just ‘B’ emotional wellbeing team have collected together some thoughts for students, parents and carers, which may be useful at this sometimes challenging time.