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Pre-recorded sessions

For professionals 

  • Primary School Recorded Presentation (PPTX 23.3MB) (for assemblies or form time):
    Hear Jen Beer, our Health Improvement Lead, talk about the Just Talk campaign and give an overview of why mental health and wellbeing is important for us all, and how to manage daily stresses and worries (9 mins, 30 seconds).

    At the end, there is also a link to an optional short film where Watford Football Club’s Harry the Hornet illustrates how to use the Five Ways to Wellbeing (2mins 26)

    If you need this presentation in a different format, contact: JustTalk@hertfordshire.gov.uk

  • Secondary School/College Recorded Presentation (PPTX 31.9MB) (for assemblies, PSHE or form time):
    Hear Jen Beer, our Health Improvement Lead, talk about the Just Talk campaign and give an overview of why mental health and wellbeing is important for us all, and how to manage daily stresses and worries (11 mins, 20 seconds).

    If you need this presentation in a different format, contact: JustTalk@hertfordshire.gov.uk

  • Public Health webinars: How to promote body positivity effectively in schools

  • Public Health: How to engage with boys for mental health campaigns and services: Details of how to watch this, will be added shortly.

 

For parents, carers, young people and professionals

  • Public Health and JT Ambassadors: Talking matters – what is the Just Talk campaign, where to find useful mental health information and overview of positive coping strategies
    How to watch: details will be added shortly

  • Herts Sports Partnership: The benefits of physical activity for your mind and body 
    How to watch: Available on: HSP  YouTube Chanel

 

For young people age 11-18

  • Kooth: How/Why to join Kooth 

       How to watch: Click the YouTube link below:       https://youtu.be/GZLHFYXtYxU

       

  • Dr Alison Cowan : The role of the GP                                                 

      How to watch: details will be added shortly

Keep checking back for more pre-recorded sessions, created for Just Talk Week 2021 

Live events calendar

Monday 15 November

Live events

Herts Mind Network - How to look after your own wellbeing

An introduction to the Five Ways to Wellbeing- strategies grounded in research that you can use to maintain and improve your wellbeing. 

Audience: Young people ages 11-17  

Time: 4-5pm                                                                                                         

How to join:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-look-after-your-own-wellbeing-tickets-191046303637

The OLLIE Foundation - Goal-setting

Using science, learn how to effectively plan to overcome your obstacles and achieve your BIG aspirational goals or overcome those things we don't ask about, like anxiety, anger, self-harming. 

Audience: Young People ages 11-13     

Time: 4-6pm                                                                                                    

How to join:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/131954135371

Mind in Mid-Herts - Mindfulness session                            

Audience: Young people age 11-18                                                    

Time: 5- 5.30pm   

How to join:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pEP86ms5S8OpPbwpST5xVw

Watford FC CSET - Talking to your child about mental health and wellbeing 

To give support and information on mental health and wellbeing, particularly focused around supporting young people through times of change and transition.                 

Audience: Parents/Carers                                                                   

Time: 5.30-6.30pm                                                                                         

How to join: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/talking-to-your-child-about-mental-health-and-wellbeing-tickets-195017431387

Tuesday 16 November

Live events

Children's Wellbeing Practitioners from the Public Health School Nursing Service at Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust  -  Spotting the signs of mental health difficulties in children and young people

An overview of anxiety, low mood and behavioural difficulties and some tips and signposting information that parents and professionals can use to help. 

Audience: Parents, carers, school staff and other professionals                       

Time:  10am-12noon                                                                                               

How to join: details will be added shortly

Herts Mind Network - How to start a conversation with your child about mental health and wellbeing 

In this webinar we will discuss mental health stigma, how adolescence is perceived and how to navigate interpersonal interactions. 

Audience: Parents and Carers 

Time: 10am - 11am 

How to join: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-start-a-conversation-with-your-child-about-mental-health-wellbeing-tickets-190935201327

NESSie - Supporting mental health for children and young people with neurodiversity

The aim of this informal forum is to strengthen approaches in supporting positive mental health and manage challenges positively. Exploring and introducing tools to identify triggers and increase emotional literacy. Sharing and exploring practical tools that can be used at home and in conjunction with educational settings.                                                                   

Audience: Parents and carers of children and young people with traits of or diagnosed neurodiversity, who have mental health problems.               

Time: 1-2.30pm                                                                                                   

How to Join: Just Talk Campaign - Supporting mental health for children and young people with neurodiversity - Parent / carer online forum - NESSie IN ED, CIC

Herts Mind Network - Coping with Stress and Anxiety

Looking at ways to manager stress and anxiety in relation to schoolwork and exams, teaching coping techniques, the importance of finding balance and increasing awareness.                                                                         

Audience: Young people age 11-17                                                                       

Time: 4-5pm                                                                                                           

How to join: https://www.evntbrite.co.uk/e/coping-with-stress-and-anxiety-tickets-191105259977

Mind in Mid-Herts - Mindfulness session:

Audience: Young people age 11-18

Time: 5-5.30pm

How to join: 

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pEP86ms5S8OpPbwpST5xVw

The OLLIE Foundation - Keeping Safe and Carrying On 

Whether this is to remind yourself or to use with others, enjoy this virtual hug that considers how your amazing inbuilt survival system can also feel like stress and anxiety and hear suggesions for calming the system down.        

Audience: School staff, professionals, parents and carers                                                                                    

Time: 6pm - 7.30pm                                                                                                      

How to join:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/131952434283

Herts Young Homeless - Managing Conflict

To help young people improve their understanding of conflict, develop strategies to manage it and maintain healthy relationships.                             

Audience: Young people age 13-18                                                                       

Time: 6-7pm                                                                                                         

How to join: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/solve-it-resolve-it-tickets-190468334917

Wednesday 17 November

Live events

Dr Alison Cowan - The role of the GP

An insight into the role of GPs and how they can help young people, including an explanation of the rights of young people with reference to confidentiality and consent. 

Audience: Young people age 11-18                                                         

Time: 5pm - 6pm                                                                                                          

How to join:

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/off-the-record-the-role-of-the-gp-tickets-194983891067

Mind in Mid-Herts - Mindfulness session:

Audience: Young people age 11-18                                                       

Time: 5-5.30pm                                                                                               

How to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pEP86ms5S8OpPbwpST5xVw

BeeZee Bodies - The benefits of healthy eating for Teenagers' Welbeing

Key nutritional needs in teenage years and top tips for meeting them. Bust some common food and diet myths, plus an open Q&A session.                                                                        

Audience:  Young People - minimum age 13 (as well as parent/carer). School staff, other professionals and parent/carers.                                  

Time: 5.00pm - 5.30pm                                                                                                     

How to join:  Joining details to be added 

The OLLIE Foundation -The History of Suicide - Lessons For Today

Expert speaker - Cambridge PhD researcher Ella will guide us through the history of our response to suicide from antiquity to the present day and consider what lessons we can learn.                                                                       

Audience: School staff, other professionals and parents                                 

Time: 6-7.30pm                                                                                                    

How to join: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/187847616277

Thursday 18 November

Live events

The OLLIE Foundation - Talk Safe, Plan Safe

Extend your knowledge and feel more confident to support others experiencing an emotional crisis where suicidal ideation may be present. Open to all and useful as a refresher if you have completed other suicide prevention training.              

Audience: Students age 17+, school staff and other professionals, parents and carers                                                                                                   

Time: 4-5.30pm                                                                                                        

How to join:   https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/185803432067

 

Mind in Mid-Herts -Mindfulness Session:                             

Audience: Young people ages 11-18                                                     

Time: 5-5.30pm                                                                                               

How to join:   https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pEP86ms5S8OpPbwpST5xVw

Friday 19 November

Live events

Herts Mind Network - Creative workshop for promoting wellbeing

Exploring how we can use art and other creative techniques to help our wellbeing:

Audience: Young people age 11-17

Time: 4-5pm

How to join: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/creative-workshop-for-promoting-wellbeing-tickets-191120716207

Mind in Mid-Herts - Mindfulness Session

Audience: Young people age 11 -18

Time: 5-5.30pm

How to join:   https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pEP86ms5S8OpPbwp

The OLLIE Foundation - Live session with author and researcher Beverley Thompson

What do we need to know about antidepressants and young people and how can we better manage side effects for those that would benefit from SSRIs (antidepressants)                                             

Audience: Parents, health and education professionals and young people age 17+                                                                                                             

Time: 6.30-7.30pm                                                                                         

How to join:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/187849491887 

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