Resources, Guidance and Advice
MindEd - e-learning to support young healthy minds
Little Red Book - Where to go for help on mental health and emotional wellbeing, or if you need someone to talk to
Time to Change - Small things can make a big difference mental health
Time to Change - #nojudgement
Time to Change - Resources for senior leaders
No Harm Done - Self-harm resources for young people
Supporting Young People who Self-Harm: Help Sheets - These info sheets address all the questions Pooky Knightsmith, mental health ambassador and educator, is most frequently asked. Please use and share.
Why we need to talk about self-harm - Pooky's opinions. She hopes to sway any reluctant colleagues that we really do need to have these important discussions.
Winston's Wish - the charity for bereaved children
This pack from Gloucestershire County Council contains factual information, case studies, a book list with suggested reading as well as other avenues for guidance, support and advice. It aims to promote greater understanding of grief, highlight the importance of listening and also some templates for sharing information. Below are two links for charities that provide more information as well as some resources from the Child Bereavement Trust.
Guidance and Articles
My Mental Health Manifesto for Britain's Schoolchildren - an interesting article by the Government's first mental health champion Natasha Devon.
Alpha Wellbeing - provides quality support for mental and emotional wellbeing through training and consultancy
MHFA - Mental health First Aid England - An educational course which teaches people how to identify, understand and help a person who may be developing a mental health issue.
When I Worry About Things: A primary mental health series from BBC Teach- aimed at 8-13s
This powerful animated series sees young people discuss their own experiences.
PLEASE NOTE: These clips cover themes which may upset some viewers. Teacher review is recommended prior to use in the classroom.
OCD and Depression:
Being A Bully: