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Low Mood Activities

Everyone feels down at times and for some people this can affect their mental health. These activities and videos can help you and your child talk about these feelings and find ways to cope on low days.

Take 5 Breathing Exercise

An exercise to help manage and regulate breathing patterns.

Bodyscan Exercise

An exercise to help children & young people to relax.

Short film about depression & anxiety

This video helps young people to understand the difference between feeling down and low mood or depression.

Facing Shadows Video

This short film was created by young people to explain what depression is.                                          

Parent Workshop

This recording of a parent workshop looks at how you can support your child or young person with low mood.

 

Paper Chain People Activity

This activity helps children & young people to see who is there to support them when they need it.

Health Uncovered Podcast

Health Uncovered is a series of podcasts that aims to get young people in-tune with their health and wellbeing. The series is hosted by BBC Radio One presenter Cel Spellman and features young people and health professionals from our Norfolk Healthy Child Programme.

Listen now!  The podcasts are free and you can listen via mobile devices, tablets and laptops.  Just search “Health Uncovered” in your favourite podcast app, like iTunes.

 

Mental Health & You Podcast

Mental Health & You is a series of podcasts based in Norfolk & Suffolk which explores different aspects of mental health in young people. 

Listen now!  The podcasts are free and you can listen via mobile devices, tablets and laptops.  Just search “Mental Health and You” in your favourite podcast app, like iTunes, or click on the links below to listen now. 

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