School Health Nurses
Weekly confidential drop in at secondary schools and termly at primary schools. Support for initial concerns regarding low mood, thoughts of self-harm, concerns regarding bullying, weight issues. School nurse will devise a plan and or referrals made and ask to follow a young person up each week. During lockdown – school nurses have been telephoning young people. Referral from school – SN will arrange to see the young person
How to Access
Who can access?
At secondary schools, drop is available for all school children. Primary school drop ins are for parents/ carers to access
How can you access?
Drop ins are advertised by the school for young people/ parents/ carers to attend. Schools have School Nurse referral form if they require support from the school health service
Mental Health Role- Education and support for 0-19 practitioners when working with children, YP and parents that with emotional/ mental health concerns.
BMH Role – Emotional resilience for children identified as needing additional support by school.
Who can refer?
Self-referral and Professional referral