A short video with advice for school staff who have concerns about a student following physical or behavioural changes which are noticeable after the summer break. If you have a question you’d like answered in a future ‘ask Pooky’ video, please leave a comment below or email email@example.com —
We can be very reluctant to talk about suicide – which means that many of us harbour all sorts of misunderstandings, or unanswered questions. The best way for us to reduce stigma and to increase understanding is for us to talk more openly. Mind’s new video ‘Talking about feeling suicidal’ provides valuable insight into the […]
At its worst, depression can be a frightening, debilitating condition. Millions of people around the world live with depression. Many of these individuals and their families are afraid to talk about their struggles, and don’t know where to turn for help. However, depression is largely preventable and treatable. Recognising depression and seeking help is the […]
Of course, we all know that if there is any possibility of a pupil doing themselves harm then we simply cannot keep their confidentiality – it could put both the pupil, and your job, in jeopardy. However, you can be sure that if a pupil does build up the courage to talk to you about […]
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is often misunderstood. Many people think of it as ‘the cleaning disease’ but it is far broader and is made up of a range of different obsessions and compulsions which the sufferer is driven to in response to anxiety. The video clip below will help you to understand how it feels […]
A special message from BEAT as it’s eating disorder’s week. This year the campaign encourages people to seek help for themselves of someone they care for. BREAK THE SILENCE and help Beat Eating Disorders.