According to a recent NHS report, 12.8 percent of 5 to 19-year-olds had at least one mental health disorder when assessed in 2017 – of these, 8.1 percent were affected by emotional disorders.
Schools play a vital role in supporting pupils’ mental health, as good mental health allows pupils to develop resilience and grow into healthy adults.
Are you struggling to support pupil mental health in your school, or just interested in learning more about how other schools have successfully promoted positive mental health? Find plenty of advice in our collection of good practice recommendations from schools across the country. After all, a problem shared is a problem halved!
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- Mindfulness and meditation
- Cognitive behaviour therapy
- Thrive programmes
- Mental health and wellbeing governor
- Utilising and supporting staff
- Designated mental health leads
- Wellbeing centres
- Helpful resources from TheSchoolBus