The Children and Families department of Edinburgh Council are organising a series of support sessions for parents and carers who wish more information or are concerned about their pre-teen or teenager’s emotional wellbeing and mental health.
Each monthly session has a different topic focus. There is also an opportunity for parents and carers to meet other parents and supportive professionals in a safe relaxed environment.
Parents and carers of 11-18 year olds from in and around Edinburgh are welcome to attend any of the sessions that will take place on:
Tuesday 28th February 2017, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, Eh8 9ER, 6.30-8.30pm (There is on street parking available at the venue)
Caring for a Young Person with Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Issues. This session, facilitated by VOCAL, will explore the impact of caring for a young person with emotional wellbeing and mental health issues on family relationships. We will also cover stress management and available supports.
Thursday 30th March 2017, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson Street, EH8 9ER, 6.30-8.30pm (There is on street parking available at the venue)
Anxiety – Exploring the symptoms and effects of anxiety on young people.
If you would like to attend please email Jillian Hart at the Parent & Carer Support, Children and Families.