Support at home

Great practical tips to support children’s wellbeing and manage behaviour can be found below by clicking on the picture. The site covers topics such as boundaries, peer pressure, routines, children's feelings and identity. 


Bradford Educational Psychology Team offer free, group workshops for parents and carers, via the Mental Health Champions project which Burley Oaks is a part of.

For more information on the March 2022 online sessions  “Supporting children to build positive relationships and to process, make sense of and manage their emotions” and for booking details, please click here. 

Useful websites and resources:

Anna Freud: Advice and guidance for parents and carers to help them support a child experiencing poor mental health or wellbeing.  

Kooth: The online digital counselling service for 11 to 18 years olds commissioned by Bradford NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups.

Qwell: The online digital counselling service for adults living in the Bradford area. 

Youth in Mind - a partnership of mental and emotional wellbeing services supporting children, young people and their families from conception to age 25 across Bradford District and Craven. Links to many different services and organisations in the area - really useful!   Services Flyer 

The Healthy Minds website is the single point of access for all in Bradford and Craven to look after their minds. The website was created to bridge the gap between those looking for support and services struggling to reach and help the right people. Home to the Healthy Minds Wellbeing Assistant, Services Index and Wellbeing Resources and campaigns, is an easy to use website, opening the door to mental health and wellbeing support services, resources and information. 

Healthy Minds Service Directory - online directory of mental health services in Bradford (for children, young people and adults) 

Mind in Bradford - a local mental health charity covering Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven.

First Response Crisis Service -  offers support 24 hours a day, seven days a week to people of all ages living in Bradford, Airedale, Wharfedale or Craven experiencing a mental health crisis. First Response’s  free phone number is: 0800 952 1181 Link to information on this resource for supporting children and young people with emotional regulation. Link to free online resources which explain the fight, flight, freeze and submit responses in user-friendly guides. A thought-provoking TED talk about how children 'do well if they can'.


This can be a worry for many families. Find support here. 

For support with children who self harm, please click here.

For support and advice relating to the Coronavirus pandemic, please click here for our Coronavirus Mental Health and Wellbeing page.