The Chartered College of Teaching is developing a series of webinars and bitesize CPD resources for teachers and school leaders on supporting pupil wellbeing and mental health in practice, aligned with key themes in the relationships, sex and health education (RSHE) curriculum. The articles and resources shared as part of this online learning include information about topics such as bullying and loneliness, trauma, eating disorders, self harm, addiction and bereavement. This content may be distressing and/or triggering for some individuals who have been affected by such experiences.
Please note that articles and resources published as part of this online learning do not replace specialist professional and/or clinical advice or support. If you are concerned about your mental health or that of your pupils and need immediate help or support, you can find links to key organisations listed below.
If you need immediate help or support for your mental health
- Contact NHS 111 – Call for free on 111(UK) or 999(UK) in an emergency
- Seek support from your GP by asking for an emergency appointment, or visit your local A&E department
- Call your local crisis team if you already are in contact with them.
Useful organisations and resources
MIND Call 0300 123 3393
Samaritans Call 116 123 (UK). 24/7
Shout Crisis Text Line Text ‘Shout’ to 85258
National Suicide Prevention Helpline UK – Call 0800 689 5652
British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy – Find a Therapist
Education Support Call 08000 562 561