9 April 2020

Virtual support for parents/carers with a child experiencing mental health difficulties

Fresh+ is offering online and virtual support groups for parents/carers with a child experiencing mental health difficulties.


Speaking about this new way of delivering, co-founder Nikki Chapman explains:  “We know this is a very difficult time for all families and we want to continue to offer as much support as possible.”

For parents and carers of children who are experiencing emotional or mental health difficulties, the team has launched:

  • a closed Facebook support group; and
  • weekly video support groups which will be joined by a CAMHS Practitioner from Fresh CAMHS.

Nikki adds: “We are also exploring other options, for example, online advice sessions. We are really keen to get parents and carers views on what support might be helpful, any other ideas about how we can continue to connect and offer support, would be gratefully received.”

To submit a request to join the closed Facebook Group, click here.

The website has links to organisations offering support and advice.


Email: freshplusgroup@alderhey.nhs.uk or direct message on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @Freshplusgroup.