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Mental Health and Support

Children’s Mental Health are looking at what services support children and families in the local borough. 


Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale early attachment service


This service brings together a range of professionals from Healthy Young Minds, Home-Start, maternity, Thinking Ahead, and adult mental health.

We promote the importance of parent and infant mental health and the first relationship an infant has with their parent or carer.

We work with you during pregnancy, and with you and your babies and young children up until their second birthday.


Home-Start is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times. We are there for parents when they need us the most because childhood can’t wait.


Thinking Ahead is a service for adults to support mental health, such as anxiety and depression.


Sir Anthony Seldon , the education secretary,  supports the need for more attention in regards to mental health in schools. He has discussed how children will relate to dogs in a different way to humans when they are feeling sad, anxious or have experienced trauma. Having a dog in school helps to reduce stress, build emotional understanding and helps children to express their feelings in a way that may not be achieved with adults alone.




Having Ralphie in school will help both children and staff to feel connected, become more active, develop learning and enjoy time with their peers.  These are the 5 ways to wellbeing that we hope will build a school that fully supports the mental health of our school community.


Ralphie is a wonderful addition to our team!


For more information click on the text or images below:

Operation Encompass

Early Help Support for Families

Mental Health & Wellbeing

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Useful Website Information


Children often use YouTube to access videos, games, information and advice.
However, this can allow inappropriate content to filter through, even though your child has looked for something age appropriate.
It is really important that parents are aware of what their children are accessing online as it can lead to them being put at risk.

Below is a short video that explains how to keep your child safe on YouTube.

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