Mental Wellbeing

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“Recovery in mental health is not about waiting for the storm to be over. It is about learning to dance in the rain.” Quote from Mindful Employer website

  • The Wellbeing noticeboard has been set up and updated at regular intervals with information on various topics including Mental Wellbeing. Advertised here are our two Mental Health First Aiders Arlene and Pat.
  • Staff contributed photos of themselves doing their favourite wellbeing thing for Mental Health Awareness Day. Hello Yellow day was successful with Arlene’s powerpoint being used in AOWs
  • Thanks to Suzy for her quotes of the day which is giving us all a lift!

Useful Links

Mindful Employer – Employees page

Depression and Anxiety Service – Self referral

Torbay Mental Health Directory

Here are a couple of websites that can help teachers support children with anxiety and other mental health issues. They include resources.

Tes Mentally Healthy Schools

Young Minds

We are currently working on a specific Mental Wellbeing  Policy for the school including a policy on Alcohol and Substance misuse. As well as a review of the current absence policy being ongoing.