Mental Health and Wellbeing

At REACH we take well-being seriously. By looking after ourselves we can forestall many issues and work better, learn better and enjoy better experiences in every aspect of our lives. Please browse our selected resources for more help and guidance. 

Alternatively, you can contact our Mental Health Lead Mary Lynch, or School SENCO Jay Rawlings below.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

If you are unsure about mental health conditions and would like some more guidance, please use this link of all mental health and wellbeing conditions in an A-Z resource.

This booklet aims to help you understand more about self-harm and what to do if you are worried about yourself or someone else. It explains what self-harm is, what to do if you or someone you know is self-harming, and how to get help.

Sleep affects our ability to use language, sustain attention, understand what we are reading, and summarise what we are hearing; if we compromise on our sleep, we compromise on our performance, our mood, and our interpersonal relationships. Sleep has also been shown to protect the immune system. 

Mental Health Foundation's guide to connecting with nature to support and protect your mental health


The Kooth team are provide free, safe and anonymous online support and counselling. The whole team are made up of friendly and experienced individuals who want to help you.


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Children and young people's services

We provide a number of services for children and young people with mental health conditions within Birmingham and Solihull. These include early intervention and detection, community services and inpatient services:


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Pause - Forward Thinking Birmingham

A new, modern mental health service that offers support, care and treatment for all 0-25s through one organisation, making it easier for you to access the right support at the right time.

A partnership of organisations that have come together to support children, young people and families in Birmingham. We also work with a number of organisations in the voluntary and community sector.


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