Mental health lead resource hub

For a whole-school or college approach

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This resource hub has been created in partnership with and funded by the Department for Education, with new resources added regularly. Find out more about how the suitability of resources is assessed.


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Eight whole-school or college approach principles

  • 1 Leadership and management
  • 2 School ethos and environment
  • 3 Curriculum, teaching and learning
  • 4 Student voice
  • 5 Staff development, health and wellbeing
  • 6 Identifying need and monitoring impact
  • 7 Working with parents/carers
  • 8 Targeted support

Learn more about the eight whole-school or college approach principles.

With Thanks To

We welcome this resource hub which will help schools and colleges to support mental wellbeing across their settings.


These are welcome resources for leads in FE to enhance approaches to and delivery of mental health support services.

Association of Colleges

We are proud to have supported developing this library to support in whole education approaches to mental wellbeing.

The Children and Young People's Mental Health Coalition (CYPMHC)

Place2Be is proud to have been involved in the creation of this resource that will support children and young people.


These resources are more vital than ever in helping address the growing concern for young people’s mental health.

Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)

If you are a classroom teacher or support staff member, visit our resource hub for staff.

5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Tips for supporting children dealing with grief

A downloadable poster with tips on how to best support children and young people experiencing grief.
1 Leadership and management

Suicide prevention in the context of digital use and behaviours

This free webinar offers practical advice on the impact of harmful online content on student mental health.
1 Leadership and management

A multi-agency approach to suicide prevention

A free webinar providing practical guidance on developing a multi-agency approach to suicide prevention.
1 Leadership and management

Supporting attendance for pupils with mental health issues

A free webinar that looks at emotionally-based school avoidance and how to navigate this.
5 Staff development, health and wellbeing

Supporting each other in grief and offering comfort in times of mourning

A free webinar aiming to support education settings through a period of collective mourning.
2 School ethos and environment

Holistic support following a suicide within the school community

This free webinar outlines why schools should formulate a response to suicide in their community.

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