School Counselling Service
The school employs an experienced Counsellor. Students can access this confidential service directly or by speaking to their Year Tutor or Mrs Briggs. Full details regarding the service can be found here Counselling-Poster.jpg
If students require support outside of school hours, there are many other online platforms for young people to access:
- NSPCC Helpline: 0808 800 5000 Contact professional counsellors for help, advice and support.
- 0800 1111 — Free, confidential advice and support for children and young people.
- Kooth offers free, safe and anonymous online support for young people. It can be accessed also via an app which can be downloaded onto most devices. Kooth provides a range of services to young people including counsellors who will work online with a young person. https://www.kooth.com/
Young Minds Messenger
- The Young Minds Crisis Messenger text service provides free, 24/7 crisis support across the UK. If you are experiencing a mental health crisis and need support, you can text YM to 85258 or visit: https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/get-urgent-help/youngminds-crisis-messenger/#youngminds-crisis-messenger
If you are dissatisfied with the service you have received from Bishopshalt School Counselling Service, we would like to know so that we can address your concerns. We would ask you to follow the complaints procedure as detailed in the document below:
Bishopshalt Mental Health Site
We at Bishopshalt value the mental well-being of our students and staff members equally. Our aim is for this Google site to be used as a resource for all members of the Bishopshalt community to interact with and gain knowledge on how to protect and look after their mental well-being and the well-being of others. Here, you will find information regarding different topics that affect our mental health ranging from self-care tips to mental health problems and abuse.