Mental Health and Wellbeing Resource Hub

Resources to better manage mental health and wellbeing

This resource hub is a place for you to find information on how best to manage the mental health and wellbeing of children, young people and adults. There will also be valuable resources and webinars to offer more information and guidance. 

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Mental Health and Wellbeing Resources

Ep 4: The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Education Staff

Ep 4: The Mental Health and Wellbeing of Education Staff

In this episode, we speak Gemma Scotcher, Director of Communications & Public Affairs at Education Support. We talk about the mental health and wellbeing of education staff, discussing topics such as the added pressures of teaching during the coronavirus pandemic and professional burnout. 

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Ep 15: The Mental Health of Children and Young People

Ep 15: The Mental Health of Children and Young People

In this episode, we speak with Neil Gilmour, Founder and Technical Director of Motional, about the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people. We explore topics such as the challenges children and young people face today, factors that can influence mental wellbeing, and how Motional supports educators and caregivers with their suite of evidence-based, easy-to-use tools designed to measure, positively impact, and report on emotional health.

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Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Staff

Supporting the Mental Health and Wellbeing of Staff

What do you do to look after your own wellbeing? Do you speak to other SLT, have supervision or are you currently struggling to manage your own wellbeing? In our recent webinar we discussed supporting the mental health and wellbeing of staff and DSL’s with Luke Ramsden and Sue Bailey. This blog is a summary of that discussion.

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Children's Mental Health Week - Class Activities

Children's Mental Health Week - Class Activities

The first week of February was Children's Mental Health Week. We designed this planner with some daily activities teachers could do with their class remotely to support their wellbeing through the 2020 and 2021 lockdowns. This resource is still relevant and teachers can use it during the school week to help engage with their students.

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How Can Organisations Support Children's Mental Health?

How Can Organisations Support Children's Mental Health?

In this blog, we will discuss why it is vital to raise awareness for Children Mental Health, what organisations can do and the importance of early intervention.

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Mental Health: Anxiety, Depression & Self-harm

Mental Health: Anxiety, Depression & Self-harm

The Covid-19 Pandemic has negatively affected the mental health and wellbeing of students and staff alike. We expect to see further issues associated with the pandemic surfacing for months if not years to come. In response, we created this webinar to help teaching staff and safeguarding leads identify when their students may be suffering from depression, anxiety, and self-harm

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Ten Top Tips to Help Improve your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Ten Top Tips to Help Improve your Mental Health and Wellbeing

It is important to ensure you are looking after your own mental health and well-being as well as supporting the children and young people in your care. To help we have put together this blog with ten tips to help improve your mental health and wellbeing.

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 The Role of the Senior Mental Health Lead: What You Need to Know

The Role of the Senior Mental Health Lead: What You Need to Know

The Department for Education has recommended all schools and colleges in England appoint a senior mental health lead by 2025. In this blog, we discuss the role of the senior mental health lead in schools and colleges.

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Anxiety in Children - The Hidden Pandemic

Anxiety in Children - The Hidden Pandemic

We all know how the pandemic has affected all of our mental health but our children have suffered even more. Just like we need to be able to spot the signs of abuse, we need to know what the signs of mental health issues are, to enable us to put in support as soon as possible. In this blog, we will look at some of the signs that a child is suffering from anxiety and ways in which you can help.

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Eating Disorder Toolkits

Eating Disorder Toolkits

Jenny Tomei ran a webinar on Eating Disorder, she also produced these toolkits in order to equip parents, teachers and young adults 16 years and older, with the information needed to identify eating disorder behaviours, and to take the initial steps to ensure that anyone suffering can seek help.

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Compulsive Exercise Toolkits

Compulsive Exercise Toolkits

Jenny Tomei ran a webinar on Unhealthy Competition and how peer pressure can be damaging to young people resulting in compulsive exercise and eating disorders. She produced these toolkits in order to equip parents, teachers sports coaches with the information needed to identify compulsive exercising behaviours, and to take the initial steps to ensure that anyone suffering can seek help.

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Stress Busting Resources

Stress Busting Resources

To help cope with stress, we have put together some resources and tips on how to reduce stress, including a Stress Test, an introductory blog on stress management, a resource briefing pack and a webinar with wellbeing expert Nigel Lowson.

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A Wellbeing Resource for Leaving Lockdown

A Wellbeing Resource for Leaving Lockdown

As you welcome more students back to the classroom, it's important to support their mental wellbeing. Download our 15-minute briefing for all staff with statistics, impact, top tips and strategies.

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Affluent Neglect – A Hidden Form of Abuse

Affluent Neglect – A Hidden Form of Abuse

Affluent neglect refers to the neglect experienced by children in wealthy families. Often this neglect can be more difficult to spot, as the type of neglect experienced by children and young people is often emotional. This Blog will cover affluent neglect, the risks children are exposed to, and the reasons affluent neglect is often overlooked.

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