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Support Self-Disclosure

Reducing barriers to learning.

In order to support self-disclosure, there must be a whole-school approach to mental health. This includes ensuring that every child, staff member and also parents have the tools and language to discuss mental health and wellbeing. Click here for more on the whole-school approach.

   Supporting pupils to recognise when they need help

How are your pupils developing the essential skill of recognising for themselves when they need help and what to do about it? Having the confidence, knowledge and skills to ask for help themselves can contribute to pupils’ willingness to access health or voluntary se...Read more

   Talking to pupils when they make mental health disclosures

The way in which that disclosure is first handled will be critically important, both in terms of the pupil’s immediate feelings and his or her likelihood of engaging in future support.It is crucial, therefore, that clear ground rules are set for PSHE lessons, one of which will be that ...Read more