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Health & Wellbeing

Useful Resources: 

Help and Support in Liskeard:

We all need some extra help sometimes and the good news is that there are plenty of organisations which provide support for people in Liskeard. See link below for more information:


An easy way for young people and parents / carers to contact Health Visitors and School Nurses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. 

There are three advice lines as follows:

Users can send a message, anonymously if they wish, to Health Visiting and School Nursing to get confidential help and advice about a range of health concerns

For more info see:

The Rock Pool:

Support to those who suffer from Mental Illness

Parenting Podcasts:

Some of the Parenting Workers and Family workers across Cornwall have put together a series of podcasts to support parenting. See below:

Find them here… Support in Cornwall 

Episodes include: child led play, parenting tool box, picking our battles, importance of routines, getting back into a routine, and good ways of keeping calm

Bereavement Support:

Do talk to us, we can help you and your child. 

We have received training from Penhaligon's Friends.


A selection of e-books to support children in understanding Coronavirus and to develop their understanding of why life is a little different at the moment. 

Here is a great story to help children with worries:

Everybody Worries by John Burgerman

Emotional and Resilience Support from Cornwall Council: 


Gives you useful guidance if you are worried about staying home, self-isolating, staying indoors, continuing to take your medication ...

Cruse Bereavement Care:

Support for grief and bereavement

Phone: 0808 808 1677 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm)


This link supports you to understand the risks and keep your child safe online ...

Mental Health Foundation:

Really helpful for managing stress within the home, hygiene, routines, keeping active ...


Guidance if you or someone you live with has symptoms. Stay hydrated, time periods for isolation, keeping your family safe ...

Young Minds Crisis Messenger - Text YM to 85258 

Young Minds Parent Helpline – Call 0808 802 5544

Refuge: supporting with domestic violence

Phone: 0808 2000 247 (24-hour helpline)


Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair

Phone: 116 123 (free 24-hour helpline)

A lovely video - all about hugs!

Contact details for the School Nurse:

National Domestic Abuse Help Line - 24 hour

Call: 0800 247 2000