Summer Self-Care for Children
Just as we look after our physical health, it’s important to look after our mental health.
Self-care is all about what you can do to help yourself feel better or to keep yourself feeling good. It’s a way that we can look after our own mental health and wellbeing. It can help your body and mind to relax, drift away, or be more energised.
This self-care plan walks primary-aged children through a series of steps, helping them create a simple self-care plan that works for them. It helps children identify activities that they can use to support their mental health.
Some of the suggested self-care activities include:
The resource was co-written by Anna Freud Centre experts and young people, who shared ideas on self-care strategies that work for them.
Sandwell Healthy Minds provides both psychological therapies service for people who are experiencing common mental health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress as well as supporting people on their personal journey towards a meaningful and satisfying life, where hope, opportunity and choice are the key elements through our Recovery College.
The Service is open to anyone who is age 16 and over and registered with a Sandwell GP.