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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Mentally Healthy Schools is expanding

Mentally Healthy Schools is expanding

This March, MHS will build on its current online hub of quality-assured resources to also cater to students from secondary schools and further education colleges. Sign up for more information.

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Coronavirus: supporting children and young people's mental health

Coronavirus: supporting children and young people's mental health

We have created a set of practical resources to help pupils, school staff and parents adapt to changes brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Submit a resource

Submit a resource

We're always looking for new resources! If you have a resource you think would work well on Mentally Healthy Schools, please let us know by filling out our form.

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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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