Youth Mental Health: a free one-day conference to enhance staff understanding, skills and confidence Free tickets still available for delegates and exhibitors A day of sharing ideas, making connections, learning about resources and breaking down mental health stigma for anyone working with children and young people. Kindly hosted by Framwellgate School and funded by the […]
The Mental Health movement saw something special happen on the 14/11/16 There was a Youth Mental Health conference funded by the charity, Charlie Waller Memorial Trust and Health Education England and superbly hosted by the Harris City Academy Crystal Palace. (It is at this point I MUST tip my hat to host and phenomenal Mental Health Ambassador […]
In this video I read ‘Not Today Celeste’ aloud – this is a book about a human’s depression told through the eyes of his dog. In this video you can see and hear the story as well as a few tips for how you might discuss it with a child. Not Today Celeste Celeste thinks […]
Mind Moose Mind Moose is an online digital platform that teaches children how to keep their minds healthy. To honour World Mental Health Day earlier this month, they produced some free resources on mental health, and let us share the following assembly for children on looking after their own wellbeing. This 10 -15 minute assembly […]
Please complete the form below if you would like to receive a copy of Not Today Celeste and accompanying resources. If you would like to sign up to receive future books provided by the Charlie Waller Memorial Bookclub, you can do so here.
This post is by Ian Macdonald – a trainer with Charlie Waller Memorial Trust Summer holidays are usually split between catching up on those work tasks you annually put to one side as a ‘holiday job’, and taking time to spend with the kids. I never really expect the two to cross over, but this […]
Rick Bradley, Operations Manager or Addaction Young Person’s Service, talks about their recent survey of young people’s mental health and their Mind and Body programme. I’m in the fortunate position of overseeing the delivery of ‘Mind and Body’, an early intervention programme commissioned to support young people involved in, or vulnerable to self harming behaviours. […]
It’s world mental health day so I’ve put together a short video that helps you to spot when a friend needs help with their mental health. Inspired by the F.A.S.T acronym for strokes I decided something simple might help the signs stick in people’s heads. Hope (lack of) Energy (too much or too little) Lonely […]
There are a wide range of excellent information leaflets available; below is a collection of downloadable information leaflets from mental health charity MIND. They cover a wide range of topics, so it’s worth scrolling through the whole list. Anxiety & Panic Attacks Suicidal thoughts and feelings
The Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families is holding a free event which will include presentations and a chance to ask questions and make new connections. You can find more information and book your free place here. Related pages: Similar events Free resources and training from the Charlie Waller Memorial Trust.