Mental health problems affect around one in ten children and young people. They include depression, anxiety, self-harm etc and are often a direct response to what is happening in their lives.
To support the mental health and wellbeing of our staff and students, we are beginning to collate resources, which can be found on this page. Please keep checking over the coming weeks for updates...
General Mental Health Support
- https://www.samaritans.org (Call 116 123 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Support for Boys & Men
FREE Online Learning for Families
To support families with the difficulties and challenges we are currently facing, the Get Ahead Partnership, working with Adult and Community Learning, have developed free online family workshops and courses:
Creating Healthy Habits Course
A fun and interactive online course that provides the knowledge, tools and tips to support a healthy lifestyle at home and encourage parents, carers and young people to create healthy habits.
Healthy Body, Healthy Mind Course
An online course which focuses on how to promote positive mental health and emotional wellbeing. It is delivered through fun interactive tasks and games that the family can do together.
Let's Get Cooking Workshop
Online workshops to help families to cook healthy, simple and low cost meals together at home.
Get Active with Get Ahead Workshop
Online workshops to get everyone active at home despite how big or small the space available may be. The workshops are delivered through video challenges, easy to follow session plans and virtual challenges where families can compete against other families.
Find out more below!
- Creating Healthy Habits (169.68 KB)
- Healthy Body, Healthy Mind (182.71 KB)
- Let's Get Cooking (183.32 KB)
- Get Active with Get Ahead (175.41 KB)