Emotional and Mental Health

Families of children with brain conditions can often experience additional stress for different reasons. We know how important emotional and mental health is for the whole family.

Whether it is being able to spot the signs of anxiety and pain in a child with complex needs or looking after yourself as a parent or carer, we have resources for both you and your child when you need help with your emotional and mental health. Our guide to anxiety gives an overview of anxiety and anxiety disorders in children with brain conditions and our factsheet for carers emphasises the importance of looking after your own emotional wellbeing.

Sleep

We understand that if you have one child that doesn’t sleep, the whole family suffers. Because a good night’s sleep is one of the building blocks to better mental and emotional health, we offer a range of services and advice to help your child – and everyone in your family – get a good night’s sleep.

Internet Safety

All parents understand the importance of Internet safety. Our guide outlines some suggestions to help you limit the risk of your child having negative experiences online and understand what action can be taken if they do. This guide also suggests resources that will help your child get the most out of the Internet.

Pain

Dealing with pain can be a great source of anxiety for both the child and carer – especially if the child has limited or no expressive communication. This guide will help the parents understand how  pain may be shown by children with severe intellectual and/or communication difficulties and discusses the effects of untreated pain.

Pain - Guide for Parents - Cerebra the charity for children with brain conditions

Transition to Adulthood in Wales

Managing the transition from childhood to adulthood requires extra care and sensitivity from the parents of children with brain conditions. Our factsheet provides information about what is involved and helps you navigate and access the information, support and resources that are available for parents and carers in Wales.

Transition to Adulthood in England

Managing the transition from childhood to adulthood requires extra care and sensitivity from the parents of children with brain conditions. Our factsheet provides information about what is involved and helps you navigate and access the information, support and resources that are available for parents and carers in England.

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