Form for completion if you wish your child to attend School during Covid-19 -
'Safer Schools' App
For information on how to keep your child safe online, please see the instructions below to download the ‘Safer Schools’ App.
Motiv8 Addiction Services
Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, Motiv8 Addiction Services have increased their presence on social media, providing a range of easily accessible online support for all.
In particular, Motiv8’s young person’s branch ‘YP@Motiv8’ now has its own Facebook page and Instagram account.
YP@Motiv8 is a dedicated support service for young people aged 18 years and under, who require help for their own, or someone else’s alcohol, drugs, gambling or gaming problems.
Instagram: Username: yp_motiv8
Motiv8 Addiction Service’s Facebook Pages
Motiv8 Addiction Services: www.facebook.com/www.motiv8.im/
Motiv8’s Recovery Hub: www.facebook.com/motiv8srecoveryhub/
GamCare Isle of Man: www.facebook.com/gamcareisleofman/
18th – 24th May is Mental Health Awareness Week.
Please see below for some useful YouTube videos and links -(Isle Listen – Kindness)https://www.theguardian.com/society/2020/may/17/ki... (The Guardian – Why Kindness is Important)https://www.islelisten.im/2020/05/18/differentbutb... (Isle Listen – Different but Better)https://www.islelisten.im/2020/05/18/5wayswellbein... (Isle Listen – 5 Ways to Wellbeing)https://www.islelisten.im/2020/03/18/socialdistanc... (Isle Listen – Staying Connected)https://www.facebook.com/IsleListen/ or https://www.instagram.com/islelisten/ (Lots of resources to help you manage your mental wellbeing)https://www.bbc.co.uk/newsround/52557800 (BBC - MHAW and Being Kind 2020)
https://www.childline.org.uk/ (Childline generally has a lot of great tips on mental health and offers support)
https://www.annafreud.org/on-my-mind/self-care/ (NCCP – Self Care Activities)
https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/guides... (Mind – How to seek help for your mental health)
https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/publications/suppo... (MHF - How to support someone with mental health)
Support for Parents and Carers during Covid-19 to help with online safety at home -
To help support students and parents through this difficult time we have collated a range of documents published by DESC and links to online resources designed to offer help and guidance.
Isle Listen have vey kindly put together and shared a wide range of resources that you may find useful:
Help Sheets and Guides
These are short documents with tips and ideas to support mental wellbeing during this challenging period.
Videos and podcasts
Isle Listen have a number of short videos and podcasts around current topics and mental wellbeing and they range from short tips, to personal stories and training content. They can be accessed via our own YouTube channel - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4hKwq6bL2eOViwfCkMlU1A