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Mentally Healthy Schools brings together quality-assured information, advice and resources to help primary schools understand and promote children’s mental health and wellbeing. Our aim is to increase staff awareness, knowledge and confidence to help you support your pupils.

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What’s mental health?

What’s mental health?

What does it mean to be mentally healthy and why is it so important?

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Social and emotional skills

Social and emotional skills

Help children build the strong emotional foundations that they need in order to thrive.

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Start a conversation with a child

Start a conversation with a child

Advice on talking to children about mental health.

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Start a conversation with a parent/carer

Start a conversation with a parent/carer

Advice on starting a conversation about a child's mental health.

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Whole-school approach

Whole-school approach

Helping school leaders to develop wider support across the school.

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Mental health needs

Mental health needs

Difficulties that might affect children and strategies to help.

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