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Whatever your situation, we believe in providing resources to help you support your child's wellbeing, if you are a professional we want to provide you with resources that support the children in your care, but also posters to help cultivate an environment that values mental health and wellbeing.

 

Bridge the Gap are here to help children, young people and adults understand their emotions and feelings, as well as to empower you with knowledge and tools to support your child. Over the years we have created a wealth of resources that are free to download as well as having a full whole school curriculum and online learning, please contact us should you wish to find out more about our excellent value platform.

 

Spend some time browsing all of the different subpages. We have Emotional Literacy support, activity sheets, coping strategy ideas, videos, posters and information leaflets as well as easy meal ideas to help make your life that little bit easier. We have an extensive YouTube channel full of videos for children as well as some great information for you, from knowing how to support a child having a panic attack to educating children about what mental health actually is.

If you would like to find out more about our parent and child workshops and other sessions then please have a browse of our book online page.

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What is Mental Health? | Mental Health Explained for Children aged 5+ | Online Lesson Available
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Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health

What is Mental Health? | Mental Health Explained for Children aged 5+ | Online Lesson Available

At Bridge the Gap we are passionate emotional educators, we help children learn more about what emotions are, how they feel in their body, growth mindset, authentic resilience/self-esteem and we also help them to understand what mental health is. Mental health is mostly talked about in terms of crisis and illness, but we ALL have mental health, it can be difficult to explain to young people as we may not have the knowledge or language ourselves so this video helps aid this education and understanding. This video is also available with a full lesson attached through our online platform, you can gain access to all our lessons, including more exclusive videos and downloads, alongside staff CPD sessions and support for parents for just £500 per term. Please get in touch to find out more. info@jwbridgethegap.com www.jwbridgethegap.com Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health C.I.C are a non-profit family wellbeing service based in the East Midlands. We offer free resources and low cost small group sessions and 1:1 interventions and therapies for children and adults; both at our premises and online. We have an online membership where you can access the tools you need to offer a quality emotional education for your child. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.jwbridgethegap.com/ #child #mental #health #family #wellness #anger #anxiety #emotions #parenting #emotionalliteracy #brain #brainstemcalmers #coping #strategies #grounding #soothing #parenting #calmers #wellbeing
Top 10 Emotional Literacy Resources - Supporting Child Emotional Development - Family Wellbeing
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Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health

Top 10 Emotional Literacy Resources - Supporting Child Emotional Development - Family Wellbeing

Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health C.I.C are a family wellbeing service; Emotional Literacy is embedded in everything that we do. Here our founder shares the teams top 10 shop bought resources. Please consider signing up to Easy Fundraising and choosing Bridge the Gap as your charity to support, it doesn't cost you anything but we receive a very small percentage from your sale - like a cash back site for good causes! https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/bridgethegapcmh/ Emoji Balls https://www.amazon.co.uk/Uooker-Stress-Squeeze-Exercise-Therapy/dp/B081PPT3BP/ref=sr_1_10?dchild=1&keywords=Emoji+balls&qid=1607095737&sr=8-10 Tom Tags https://www.jwbridgethegap.com/product-page/share-how-i-feel-visual-support-aid-tom-tag https://orkidideas.com/ Emotion Cubes https://www.amazon.co.uk/Learning-Resources-Soft-Emoji-Cubes/dp/B078TTS6D3/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=emotion+cubes&qid=1607096051&sr=8-5 Eva Eland Books https://www.amazon.co.uk/When-Sadness-Comes-Call-Emotions/dp/1783447958/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1P6BSM6I4Q2FM&dchild=1&keywords=when+sadness+comes+to+call&qid=1607096160&sprefix=When+Sadness+%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-1 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Where-Happiness-Begins-Big-Emotions/dp/1783448555/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1P6BSM6I4Q2FM&dchild=1&keywords=when+sadness+comes+to+call&qid=1607096189&sprefix=When+Sadness+%2Caps%2C162&sr=8-3 A Therapeutic Treasure Deck of Grounding, Soothing, Coping and Regulating Cards https://www.amazon.co.uk/Therapeutic-Grounding-Regulating-Treasures-Collection/dp/1785925296/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=Dr.+Karen+Treisman&qid=1607096328&sr=8-1 Gilly the Giraffe Self-Esteem Activity Book: A Therapeutic Story with Creative Activities for Children Aged 5-10 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gilly-Giraffe-Self-Esteem-Activity-Book/dp/1785925520/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&keywords=Dr.+Karen+Treisman&qid=1607096376 The Mood Cards: Make Sense of Your Moods and Emotions for Clarity, Confidence and Well-Being https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mood-Cards-Emotions-Confidence-Well-Being/dp/1859063926/ref=sr_1_28?dchild=1&keywords=The+Mood+Cards&qid=1607096683&sr=8-28 My Mood Stars and My Mood Stars Book https://www.wendywoo.uk/shop/ My Happy Self Journal https://happyselfjournal.com/ Feelings in a Jar https://www.amazon.co.uk/Feelings-Jar-Free-Spirit-Publishing/dp/1575429136/ref=sr_1_1?crid=2KB1405I1EFCE&dchild=1&keywords=jar+of+feelings&qid=1607097017&sprefix=Jar+of+Feel%2Caps%2C172&sr=8-1 When I Feel Books https://www.amazon.co.uk/When-Feel-Angry-Way-Books/dp/0807588970/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=When+I+Feel+Books&qid=1607097084&quartzVehicle=77-976&replacementKeywords=when+feel+books&sr=8-1 Understanding Anxiety Guide and Activity Book https://www.jwbridgethegap.com/product-page/understanding-anxiety-guide-activity-book #emotions #parenting #moods #emotionalliteracy #feelings #tantrums #emotionaldevelopment #books #toys #top10 #childmentalhealth #family #wellbeing #child #familywellbeing #wellness #mentalhealth #raisingchildren #parentingtips #parentingsupport #community #charity #anxietysupport #childhoodanxiety
Express Yourself - Child Mental Health - Family Wellbeing - Anxiety Support - Emotions
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Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health

Express Yourself - Child Mental Health - Family Wellbeing - Anxiety Support - Emotions

Creative Expressive Activities can help us to work through how we feel in the moment without having to speak about the things that are on our mind. Sometimes we feel all confused about how we feel, not sure how to communicate those feelings, creative activities can help our brain take the lead in helping us to move through them. This activity is a great way to let go of anger or hurt that is impacting our mood, behaviour or wellbeing = have a go! Empowering ourselves way to cope with difficult thoughts and feelings is a great way to support our mental health. Visit our website for more ideas: https://www.jwbridgethegap.com/strategies-activities-free You can email us with feedback and ask any questions by emailing us on info@jwbridgethegap.com Join our Facebook community here: https://www.facebook.com/jwbridgetheg...​ Bridge the Gap are a child mental health CIC that are committed to supporting and improving family wellbeing. Based in the East Midlands but working online across the country Bridge the Gap offer early interventions, a range of affordable therapies as well as support and training for parents and schools. #emotionalliteracy​​​ #emotional​​​ #literacy​​​ #emotions​​​ #resilience​​​ #anxiety​​​ #support​​​ #parenting​​​ #online​​​ #lessons​​​ #pshe​​​ #wellbeing​​​ #child​​​ #mental​​​ #health​​​ #family​​​ #community​​​ #feelings​​
HOLISTIC APPROACH TO CHILD MENTAL HEALTH | ADHD DIAGNOSIS | EMOTIONAL LITERACY | SUPPORTING ANXIETY
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Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health

HOLISTIC APPROACH TO CHILD MENTAL HEALTH | ADHD DIAGNOSIS | EMOTIONAL LITERACY | SUPPORTING ANXIETY

https://www.facebook.com/jwbridgethegapThis week Jennifer and Nikki talk to the fantastic Shelley Smith, an Integrative Psychotherapist (MBACP) and Managing Director of ⁠Sunrise Wellbeing C.I.C.⁠ https://sunrisewellbeing.co.uk/ Shelley is passionate about offering a therapeutic service to help people of all ages with their presenting issues, to support their mental health and wellbeing and to provide them with strategies and skills that can prevent their troubles from escalating. We are all just trying our best in this busy world but sometimes need a little support along the way, especially in times of difficulty. This is why it was always Shelley’s dream to be able to offer a hub of therapeutic and holistic support to all. In this interesting conversation Jennifer and Nikki found out more about Shelley's recent ADHD diagnosis and what drives her to work to try and make a change in the world. Full of reflection points that helps us all to think about how we manage our own mental health as well as how we nurture our children's. Let us know what you think and don't forget to connect with us on social media, let's carry on the conversation. Enjoy the episode! Jennifer and Nikki are Directors of Bridge the Gap Child Mental Health C.I.C. Bridge the Gap are an Emotional Literacy based service, helping children to explore and understand their emotions, how they feel in their body, why they might be feeling different emotions, learn different ways of how to respond to different emotions, and putting it into action. ​ Bridge the Gap are a non-clinical service and operate as a 'Relationship Focused Model'. This means we work to build safe relationships with children and young people, as well as those important to them; working longer-term with a child or young person for the best long-term outcomes. We nurture children's authentic resilience, self-esteem and growth mindset so that they can live a fulfilling life. ​ Bridge the Gap want every child to know that they matter, they are loved and they are not alone.. https://www.facebook.com/jwbridgethegap https://www.facebook.com/sunrisewellbeing/ https://twitter.com/BridgetheGapFW https://twitter.com/sunrisewbeing https://www.instagram.com/bridgethegap_cmh/ https://www.instagram.com/sunrisewellbeing/ #ADHD #SEND #CHILDMENTALHEALTH #EMOTIONALLITERACY #PARENTING #ANXIETYSUPPORT #ANXIETY #ANXIETYRELIEF

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