Parent/ Carer Mental Health

The First Response 24/7 freephone line is for people in Norfolk and Suffolk and is for anyone who feels their mental health is being adversely affected and need help. It is staffed by mental health professionals from NSFT, to provide reassurance, self-help advice, support and signposting. 

Anna Freud – self care for parents and carers.

DfE Parent Guide – Looking after your feelings and your body.

Free online NHS adult psychological therapies.

PACT is a website which was formed to help support parents and carers where there is concern for children and young people’s mental health in Suffolk.

Qwell is an adult extension of Kooth, covering adult mental health in Waveney for 18-99 year olds.

Lowestoft Children’s Centre

The Ark Children’s Centre and Village Rise Children’s centre, both in Lowestoft offer various drop in sessions through the week. Please visit for more information. 

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Parent/ Carer Help Sheets #asktheawkward
Ormiston Families

Ormiston Families

Please use the links below for information and advice.



Children’s Society

Young Minds