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External Support Links for Parents and Children

Parenting Support from Children's Mental Health Experts

Useful advice to help with a range of scenarios.


Addiction and Dependency Support

Support for alcohol dependency:

Signposts to support for a range of addictions and for family members of those with addictions and dependencies:

Grow Beyond Centre in Cheshire, a website that offers guidance and support for people experiencing problems with substance misuse and co-occurring mental health problems:

Rehab 4 Addiction offers a wealth of resources and information about addiction and mental health, which could be invaluable to those in need. They provide a helpline that offers immediate assistance to those struggling with addiction in Stockport, a service that could be life-saving for some of your readers. They offer a comprehensive directory of treatment centres throughout the UK, making it easier for those in need to find help near them.


At a Loss

The UK's signposting website for the bereaved. They can help you find bereavement services and counselling. They also have resources on coronavirus pandemic bereavement.


Widowed and Young (WAY)

Offers a peer-to-peer support network to anyone who was aged 50 or under when their partner died.


Dying Matters
Coalition of individual and organisational members across England and Wales, aiming to help people talk more openly about dying, death and bereavement, and to make plans for the end of life.



Offers a wide range of links to support people who are grieving




Mental Health

If you're experiencing mental health problems or need urgent support, there are lots of places you can go to for help. This link provides signposts to a range of support services.


Sleep Charity

Our free helpline is run by trained sleep advisors, many of whom are specialists in working with SEND. We can talk to young people directly, or parents (we can also talk to adults, including older people, about their sleep issues).

The helpline is open 5 times a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings 7-9pm, and Monday, Wednesday mornings 9-11am. The number is 03303 530 541.

You can read more here:

Support with challenging Behaviour



Disley Primary School

Dane Bank Drive, Disley, Stockport SK12 2BD