Social, emotional and mental health (SEMH) needs are a type of special educational needs in which children/young people have difficulties in managing their emotions and behaviour. They often show inappropriate responses and feelings to situations.

 

Dealing with feelings - BBC Bitesize

Sometimes, we can feel sad or angry, and that's OK. We can feel better by talking to an adult we trust, or doing something we enjoy, like playing with our friends.

 

Why do we lose control of our emotions?

Understand how the brain works. 

 

We all have mental health

Anna Freud NCCF

 

You are not your thoughts

Kids Health

 

Inside Out: Guessing the Feelings

Understanding feelings - it is helpful to support children and young people to understand emotional wellbeing and feelings. Learning how to deal with feelings is an important skills. The following YouTube clip is aimed at younger children and helps them identify and label feelings “characters” associated with a children’s film.

 

Brain Break - Shape Breathing

Take a break with Emily as she does a kid-friendly activity that teaches how to use shapes to help take deep breaths.

 

How to Relax | 8 relaxation tips for your mental health

Exploring relaxation can help you look after your wellbeing when you're feeling stressed or busy.

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