Day: 18 September 2020

How to talk to a colleague about their mental health

Looking out for the mental health of colleagues is crucial, says Amy Sayer in the TES. But how do you start those conversations? Choose the right location Start by choosing a private location. Nowadays, many offices (particularly in schools) have a glass panel due to safeguarding requirements, but the ability to have a pull-down blind …

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Childline – Calm Zone

There are lots of ways to feel calmer. It’s about finding what works for you. Try some of our breathing exercises, activities, games, and videos to help let go of stress. Activities and tools Breathing exercises Expressing yourself Yoga videos Play games Ways to cope videos

Self-care

Self-care is about the things we can do to look after our own mental health Young people told us that when they are struggling they are usually told to see a professional. They don’t often get much advice about how they could help themselves. So, we spoke to professionals and looked at academic research. Then …

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10 steps towards school staff wellbeing – from the Anna Freud Centre

Concerns about the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people are currently in the public spotlight. However, any conversation about supporting our children’s wellbeing must also include how we support our teachers. We must do more to support school leaders, teachers and other school staff to ensure that their mental health and wellbeing …

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