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Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of young people aged 12-18

Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of young people aged 12-18

June 25, 2021

This episode helps parents and carers of young people from the Armed Forces community aged 12 to 18 understand how stress, self-esteem and anxiety could be impacting their child, and how to talk to them about it. We meet young adults who talk about their struggles, challenges, and stresses during COVID-19. Tom and Jo explore the challenges and changes affecting young people and offer some helpful tools and advice on how you can support them.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter.

You can also speak to one of our Forcesline advisors online or call  0800 260 6767, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Thriving after lockdown – for young people aged 12-18

Thriving after lockdown – for young people aged 12-18

June 25, 2021

This episode helps young people from the Armed Forces community aged 12 to 18 understand their mental health, how to manage stress and also engage an adult to talk about their feelings. We meet young adults who talk about their struggles, challenges, and stresses during COVID-19. Tom and Jo explore how mental health and wellbeing affects how we think, feel and behave and offer some helpful tools and advice. Jo explains how stress can affect us physically as well as mentally in a way that is overwhelming, introducing the stress container tool that can be used.

For immediate support contact Childline on 0800 1111 or text SHOUT to 85258.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter.

You can also speak to one of our Forcesline advisors online or call  0800 260 6767, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of children 8-11

Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of children 8-11

June 25, 2021

This episode helps parents and carers of children from the Armed Forces community between the ages of 8 to 11 identify whether their child is struggling with anxiety and how to help them with their emotions. We meet some children who talk about what has been making them anxious or sad, including problems at school, home or during COVID-19. Tom and Jo explore the challenges and changes affecting children and offer some helpful tools and advice, including way to support your own mindset.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter.

You can also speak to one of our Forcesline advisors online or call  0800 260 6767, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Thriving after lockdown – for children 8-11

Thriving after lockdown – for children 8-11

June 25, 2021

This episode helps children from the Armed Forces community between the ages of 8 to 11 understand their feelings and emotions as well as how they can try to handle them. We meet some children who talk about what has been making them anxious or sad, including problems at school, home or during COVID-19. Tom and Jo explore those emotions and offer some helpful advice. Jo explains how the brain works and its impact on the way we think and feel in difficult situations. The episode ends with a calming visualisation to follow along with and revisit whenever it’s needed.

For immediate support contact Childline on 0800 1111 or text SHOUT to 85258.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter.

Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of children under 8

Thriving after lockdown – for parents (or carers) of children under 8

June 25, 2021

This episode helps the parents and carers of children from the Armed Forces community under the age of 8 understand how parenting has changed since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic and what you should be aware of. We meet some children who talk about what has been making them anxious or upset during lockdown, while Tom and Jo explore how you can support your child through those challenges and help them to open up.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter.

You can also speak to one of our Forcesline advisors online or call  0800 260 6767, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Thriving after lockdown – for children under 8

Thriving after lockdown – for children under 8

June 25, 2021

This episode helps children from the Armed Forces community under the age of 8 understand their feelings and emotions as well as how they can open up and talk about them. We meet some children who talk about what has been making them anxious or sad during lockdown, while Tom and Jo explore those emotions and offer some helpful advice. Jo ends the episode with a mindfulness session to follow along with and revisit whenever it’s needed.

For immediate support contact Childline on 0800 1111 or text SHOUT to 85258.

Thriving after lockdown – for adults living alone

Thriving after lockdown – for adults living alone

June 25, 2021

This episode helps adults from the Armed Forces community living alone understand how to keep themselves mentally healthy, including tools that can help. We meet adults who have been living alone in the mess during the COVID-19 pandemic who discuss some of the challenges they have faced. Tom and Jo explore those challenges and themes including; worry, social media, routine, exercise, having a support network and keeping in contact.

For immediate support contact Samaritans on 116 123 or text SHOUT to 85258.

For more information and support, view our Get help pages or list of other organisations at ssafa.org.uk/ssafachatter

You can also speak to one of our Forcesline advisors online or call  0800 260 6767, Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

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