Healthy Schools: mental wellbeing

The resources on this page can help you spot the signs of poor mental health in children and young people and provide support for those who need it.

Find all Healthy Schools resources here

Spotting the signs

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How to talk to children and young people

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Building healthier habits

These Trailblazer short videos provide tips and understanding about the benefit of setting routines to promote mental wellbeing.

  • For children and young people:
  • For families and teachers:
  • Explore School Zone's flexible teaching resources for primary school classes from Change4Life and be inspired by their mental wellbeing resources for secondary schools and Year 6. Find all the resources (external link).

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Feeling low?

  • It's completely normal and healthy for children and young people to feel low and upset sometimes. Sadness is an important emotion for self-discovery and emotional wellbeing. Here are some strategies to try if talking about the issue does not help:

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Free training

Mental Health First Aid England (MHFA) has produced an online version of its 2-day training (external link). Details have been sent out to EW leads.

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More resources

For further information and resources around resilience, wellbeing and mental health, please visit Haringey Anchor Approach.

Page last updated:

September 7, 2021

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