Mental Health of Children

Mrs Emma Myhill is our School's Senior Mental Health Lead.
Emma is trained in mental health first aid, and is gaining her Senior Mental Health Lead qualification over 2022/23.
Links to websites and helpline phone numbers

Somerset Big Tent  – This website ‘Empowers children and young people to find the right wellbeing support at the right time’ – It has links to many services and support from well-being to for children and young people.


Sleep Advice

Sleep Advice website        A Sleep Guide      Sleep-cards


Emotion Coaching

We believe that emotion coaching is a very effective way to support your child. At times our PFSA (Parent Family Support Adviser) runs a ‘Tuning Into Kids course’ for families in the Langport area. To book, please contact the school office.

Below are some links to information about emotion coaching.

Emotion coaching – Sarah Temple


Supporting your child with anxiety



Parent Family Support Advisor (PFSA)

The school have access to a Parent Family Support Advisor, Victoria Gould, who can be accessed via the school completing a request for support form. If you feel you need this support please contact the office.

Other advice and helplines


MINDLINE mental health support. Emotional support helpline 01823 276 892

Crisis Support



Shout is the UK’s first 24/7 text service, free on all major mobile networks, for anyone in crisis anytime, anywhere. It’s a place to go if you’re struggling to cope and you need immediate help.

Text: 85258




SANEline, offer telephone support, 0300 number which you may get charged for but should come under your telephone contract inclusive minutes

Website contacts


SILVERLINE helpline for older people: 0800 4 70 80 90.




Telephone: 116 123 (24 hours a day, free to call)

Email: jo@samaritans.org


Provides confidential, non-judgemental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those that could lead to suicide.


Rethink Mental Illness Advice Line

Telephone: 0300 5000 927 (9.30am – 4pm Monday to Friday)

Email: online contact form


Provides expert advice and information to people with mental health problems and those who care for them, as well as giving help to health professionals, employers and staff. Rethink also runs Rethink services and groups across England.


The Mix

Telephone: 0808 808 4994 (11am-11pm, free to call)

Email: Helpline email form

Crisis Support: Text ‘THEMIX’ to 85258.Website: www.themix.org.uk/get-support The Mix provides judgement-free information and support to young people aged 13-25 on a range of issues including mental health problems. Young people can access the The Mix’s support via phone, email, webchat, peer to peer and counselling services.

Citizens Advice: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/


Bereavement Support