World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, an event organised by the International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP) in association with the World Health Organisation (WHO). The main ambition is for everyone to come together and create a world where fewer people...
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month!

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month!

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, a period in which mental health advocates, prevention organizations, survivors, and community members unite to share resources and stories to open up on this heavily stigmatized topic. It is important to...
World Wellbeing Week

World Wellbeing Week

Now in its second year, World Wellbeing Week aims to raise awareness of wellbeing in all aspects of our lives, including social, physical, emotional, financial, career, community and environmental wellbeing. Throughout World Wellbeing Week the organisers, Wellbeing...
Boost student wellbeing in your school!

Boost student wellbeing in your school!

With students’ mental health becoming more of a concern, supporting their wellbeing while at school has become increasingly important. Exam pressures and online safeguarding issues are just a few of the challenges they face. Our classroom management solution,...
World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day

Hosted by the World Federation for Mental Health, World Mental Health Day  (10th October 2017) aims to raise awareness and promote good mental health around the world. This year’s theme of ‘mental health in the workplace’ focuses on the support that companies can give...
Mental health toolkit launched by National Children’s Bureau

Mental health toolkit launched by National Children’s Bureau

The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) has launched a new toolkit that aims to help schools to deal with the growing issue of mental health and wellbeing. Each step includes development questions to answer and activities to complete, with the aim of encouraging a whole...
NetSupport helps schools identify students with eating disorders

NetSupport helps schools identify students with eating disorders

After the case of Eliza Small who suffered from an eating disorder but whose body mass index was still too high to be accepted by specialist help, it has raised the debate of ‘what is the right weight?’ reports the BBC. Professor Tim Kendall, England’s most...
Student suicide rates have increased, reveal new figures

Student suicide rates have increased, reveal new figures

Today’s students feel under more pressure than ever – and this is reflected in the increasing student suicide rate. The most recent suicide figures published by the Office of National Statistics reveal that numbers now are their highest level since 2007, with 130...
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