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Parents- Looking after yourself

When times are difficult, it is really important for parents to take time out to look after themselves and their own mental health.  Below are some resources which may be helpful.


Information leaflets

Parental Stress

Helping Children to cope

Helping siblings to cope

Early Support when your Child has Complex Needs



Breathing Space

Bereavement Services NHS GGC



There are also Parent Groups which run regularly in the RHC, which are a useful forum for meeting other like minded families, or seeking out new ways of coping.

Mindfulness Course for Parents

'Heart to Heart', a joint Psychology and Cardiology facilitated group for parents of children with a cardiac condition.