Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools brings together quality-assured mental health resources, information & advice for schools and further education settings in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Primary

While rates of mental ill health do increase as children get older, early intervention is key to giving young people the best start in life.

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Secondary and further education

Secondary schools and further education settings have a vital role to play in supporting young people’s mental health. 

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Self-care toolkit

Self-care toolkit

Our latest toolkits for primary, secondary and FE settings, full of free self-care resources for pupils and staff.

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Autumn term mental health calendar

Autumn term mental health calendar

A calendar of curriculum themes and occasions linked to mental health for the 2021 autumn term, with activity ideas and free resources for each theme.

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Resource library

Resource library

Search over 600 resources in our resource library to discover lesson plans, assembly plans, whole-school programmes, videos and more. Filter by topic, age, region and theme to find exactly what you need. 

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Guidance for using Mentally Healthy Schools

Guidance for using Mentally Healthy Schools

New to Mentally Healthy Schools? We have created simple PDF guides to the site to help you find what you need.

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Register

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Register now to receive our monthly resource toolkits direct to your email inbox.

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How to start a conversation with children and young people about mental health

How to start a conversation with children and young people about mental health

How to discuss mental health with pupils and help them understand that it is something we all have.

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