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Heads Together – Five years on

https://www.headstogether.org.uk/ “Through our work with young people, emergency response, homeless charities, and with veterans, we have seen time and time again that unresolved mental health problems lie at the heart of some of our greatest social challenges.” – The Prince of Wales A report has been put together by the Heads Together Charity Partners. https://royalfoundation.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/HeadsTogetherFiveYearReport.pdf

Mental Health First Aid England

Mental Health First Aid England’s latest Impact Report is now available. The report marks 15 years of MHFA England’s journey to train one in ten people in mental health knowledge, awareness, and skills. https://mhfaengland.org/mhfa-centre/news/celebrating-15-years-improving-the-mental-health-of-the-nation/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=organic-social&utm_campaign=80percentwp&utm_content=ImpactReportNewsItem_Contentnativeimage_Other-campaign_Nov-23-2022

Looking after your Mental Health

NB: www.mentalhealth.org.uk Mental Health.org have lots of how-to… guides which include lots of evidence-based information on different ways that you can help to look after your mental health. They’re all free to read online and download, or you can buy printed copies. Looking after your mental health | Mental Health Foundation

Black History Month

Black History Month activities for kids to use in the classroom this month or ways to discuss Black history throughout the school year, options for your classroom’s, plus ways to include this year’s theme. Meaningful Black History Month Activities for Kids (Free Resources Included) | Teach Starter @Teachstarter Black History Month resources : Mentally Healthy […]

Mental Health Foundation Impact Report 2020 – 2021

NB: mentalhealth.org.uk The last year will be forever remembered for the global pandemic – a seismic event in all of our lives with impact in every area of society, including here at the Mental Health Foundation. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/documents/mental-health-foundation-impact-report-2020-2021?bbeml=tp-EbFsTopOv0SfkgIhAgzciA.j6wE17kBcu0yMTUyUdCZrOg.reEq18QAYXEa-my1O8mjgrQ.lYjq6Ma8m70qkRM1i6UdCOQ Click on the link for the report: https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/sites/default/files/MHF%20Impact%20Report%202021.pdf

Build Back Childhood

https://www.ncb.org.uk/buildbackchildhood A really interesting read: Before the pandemic, a child’s health, wellbeing and life chances were powerfully shaped by the circumstances of their birth. The pandemic has painfully exposed these inequalities, with disadvantaged children falling even further behind their peers in education, and those who were already vulnerable being put at even greater risk.Image The […]

‘Blue Chameleon’

With a subtle and witty interplay between words and illustrations ‘Blue Chameleon’ is an introduction to colours and shapes (and chameleons!) which is sure to delight everyone, from the youngest child upwards. Written by multiple award winning author Emily Gravett, ‘Blue Chameleon’ contains a subtle humor and tone which will help anyone that reads it conceptualise themes […]

‘My Hidden Chimp’

My Hidden Chimp, by consultant Psychiatrist Professor Steve Peters, is an educational book for children to work through with an adult or by themselves. The book offers parents, teachers and carers some ideas and thoughts on how to help children to develop healthy habits for life.  It features easy to follow explanations and simple strategies […]