19. January 2022
Emotional Literacy
What is it? “Emotional literacy involves having self-awareness and recognition of your own feelings and knowing how to manage them, such as the ability to stay calm when you feel angry or to reassure yourself when in doubt. It includes empathy, i.e. having sensitivity to the feelings of others”. (emotionallyhealthyschools.org). How is it helpful for children? Helping children recognise their own feelings can be useful in a variety of situations. For example, a child being able to recognise...
14. January 2022
5 tips to promote positive mental health in 2022
New Year’s for most represents a fresh start. For some, New Year’s inspires the desire to introduce healthier habits into their lifestyle. Regardless of your resolutions this year, being mindful of our diet can have a massive influence on not only our physical health but also our mental health. Below are 5 top tips to help maintain and promote positive mental health. 1. Eating regular meals Eating regularly is crucial in order to maintain not only good concentration, but stable blood sugar...
03. December 2021
Kenny's story- A case study
A case study of Kenny's support at The Link
26. November 2021
My Social Care placement at The Link
My name is Jacquelyn, I was lucky enough to have my first placement at The Link in Middlesbrough at the beginning of 2021.
12. November 2021
Q & A- A day in the life of Jon our EWP, a discussion around how leisure and outdoor activities have a positive impact on our wellbeing
A day in the life of Jon at The Link and a discussion around how leisure and outdoor activities have a positive impact on our wellbeing.
11. October 2021
Autumn- 10 top tips to get help you feel healthy, happy, and hopeful!
For some, Autumn is the magical season where we can admire the falling leaves on our frosty walks, clutching Pumpkin Spice Lattes as we collect fallen conkers. For others, Autumn represents the start of the miserable weather and the dark nights, and sees us sprawled on the sofa in our loungewear channel surfing. Regardless of how we choose to spend the season, Autumn is here, and we thought we’d give you ten top tips to get help you feel healthy, happy, and hopeful for the rest of the year.
25. June 2021
Social Anxiety
Social Anxiety (also known as Social Phobia) is an overwhelming/ excessive fear of social situations where embarrassment or humiliation may occur.
14. June 2021
Tips to aid positive wellbeing: #1 - SLEEP HYGIENE
Sleep is essential to the maintenance of a positive wellbeing. Is your child struggling with sleep? If so, read our latest blog for some helpful tips and advice, it may also help you too!...
17. May 2021
COVID-19 and over-saturation to Gaming and Social Media: Is the mental health of a generation at risk.
The full impact of COVID-19 and the social isolation of a generation of children and teens will only be fully realised in the coming months and years.
22. June 2020
We have moved to a new way of working, which sees us delivering sessions both online and over the phone. The blog we’ve created gives a breakdown which will help us to help you!

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