“Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community”
WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION
We will be adding information and resource links all the time.
If you would like to speak to Mrs Jackson please call the school office or email gjackson@chessington.
COVID-19 Wellbeing for Students
Listed below are people and organisations that students can contact themselves should they need to. Please do also look through these Wellbeing pages for other useful resources and information for students and parents.
You can contact the following teaching staff whenever you need to:
Mrs Jackson – firstname.lastname@example.org
Miss Smith – email@example.com
Mr Middleton – firstname.lastname@example.org
Kooth provides free safe online mental health and wellbeing chat support to young people via any internet-accessible device from a qualified counsellor. There is no threshold for students to access support through Kooth but you do need to sign up for access.
Call: 0800 1111
You can call them or contact them online via the website or email, it is free and confidential.
Young Minds/Hope Line UK
Call: 0800 068 4141
Young Minds Crisis Messenger – provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK mental health crisis. If you need urgent help text YM to 85258.
CEOP – Child Exploitation & Online Protection
Report online sexual abuse, bullying or the way someone is trying to communicate/connect with you.
A teenage mental health charity aimed at improving teenage mental health.
Supporting young people after the death of a parent or sibling. Visit their website for useful resources and information via the link below,
Freephone Helpline: 08088 020 021 (9am to 5pm, Monday-Friday)
Chessington School has a number of external agencies working with students each week. They are:
Existing members of staff
Chessington School has students as Mental Health Ambassadors.They are:
Chessington School has worked closely with the following organisations:
The Grace Dear Trust
Attention Seekers Organisation
Attention Seekers Organisation spoke at the self-harm conference on 16th May 2019 at Chessington School