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BURY2GETHER  understand the importance of Parent/Carer Wellbeing. Caring for  SEND children and young people can be challenging. Below are some opportunities and resources to help you to take time out for yourself.

Parent/Carer Wellbeing

BURY2GETHER Resources & Opportunities

Join BURY2GETHER for our 'Care & Convo' drop-in sessions.

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Come along to our 'Care & Convo' drop-in sessions.

Have a relaxed chat with other SEND parent/carers, share advice &make connections. SENDiass and professionals from various SEND services will be in attendance on selected dates. See individual posters below for more details.

* The wellbeing library will be open for use during the sessions! *

Please email to book a place.

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BURY2GETHER have partnered with the Bury Council 'Let's Do It' to provide some well-being sessions for parent/carers of children with SEND. Details of how to book can be found on the poster below or complete an application form.

Check out the gallery below to see how successful our previous sessions have been! 

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BURY2GETHER Suggestion!

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Goodreads Recommended Health and Wellbeing books

Audible Health and Wellbeing Recommended Podcasts


Other Organisations, Resources & Opportunities

Check out the November timetable from the Carer's Hub. Get in touch if you would like to book onto any activities or training sessions by calling 0300 303 2207, emailing or messaging on Facebook.
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Thriving in Bury for Parents & Carers

Resources for parents and carers in Bury to support them and their children with their emotional health and well-being

Quirky and Autistic Parenting Podcast


The GMAC Parent Seminar Coordinator has been busy creating a brand-new podcast aimed at parents of autistic people. Please see link below and listen out for the launch of this 10 episode series.


The Creative Living Centre.
A charity, based in Prestwich, with over 20 years experience in helping people deal with stressful times and supporting people with mental health needs.

Tel: 0161 696 7501


BIG in Mental Health

BIG, also known as Bury Involvement Group, is a local charity for people aged 18 and over, who are experiencing mental health conditions. No referral is required, you can just turn up at our groups. BIG is run by volunteers with lived experience of mental health conditions. Although based in Bury, people from any area can attend BIG. We are a strong independent voice in mental health.

0161 222 4005

BIG Groups

NHS Every Mind Matters

Be kind to your mind

There are small things we can all do to help be kind to your mind, and these can make a big difference to how we feel.

Get expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing and make them part of your daily routine.

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Qwell is an online emotional wellbeing and mental health service, accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and delivered by Kooth Digital Health, the UK's largest digital mental health support service.

The service is available 365 days a year, providing free and anonymous access to preventative, early interventions and out-of-hours professional support which compliments the treatments available via other mental health services.

You can access:

  • Online messaging. Our messaging feature allows you to reach out directly to a professional. We also use messages to connect with someone who may need additional support.

  • Booked and drop-in chat. Our online chat functionality allows you to receive professional support through booked or drop-in sessions as and when you need it.

  • Therapeutic content. We have hundreds of pieces of therapeutic content created by our online community and professional content team.

  • Community support. Our peer to peer forums are moderated to maximise safety and allow people to discuss issues together in a facilitated environment.

  • Personal development tools. Our suite of self help tools offer the ability to create journals, track your mood and set goals.

  • All safe and anonymous. Qwell is an anonymous site which helps people to feel safe and confident in exploring their concerns and seeking professional support.

For general support with mental health, you can contact and reach out to:
- Friends and family
- GP surgery
- Mind Infoline - 0300 123 3393
- The Creative Living Centre - -
- BIG in Mental Health -
- The Bury Directory - 

For anyone who is in crisis or having thoughts of suicide or self-harm, please contact:
- The Samaritans. Call free at any time - 116 123
- Text SHOUT to 85258
- Your Doctor, Support worker or Therapist
- If you feel unsafe and that you may act on your thoughts, you should go to A&E
- If you are in danger or have injured yourself, you should go to A&E or call 999 if it's a medical emergency.


'Self-care is not selfish. You cannot serve from an empty vessel. '
Eleanor Brown

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