The Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families have produced a series of helpful wellbeing guides for schools.
- Supporting mental health and wellbeing in schools This booklet is aimed at all schools and provides advice on topics including anxiety, low mood and self-harm.
2. Supporting mental health and wellbeing in secondary schools This booklet is for secondary schools and provides guidance around issues including exam stress, substance use and eating disorders.
3. Supporting Staff Wellbeing in Schools This booklet aims to offer practical guidance about what school staff and senior leaders can do to support their own and their colleagues’ wellbeing.
Open Minds (CAMHS) are also able to offer support to schools via the FPoC (First Point of Contact) which can provide referral guidance as well as support/advice on cases that are not known to us.
The service can be accessed by calling 01422 300 001 during office hours.
Open Minds also offers training on mental health issues to schools in Calderdale. See the Open Minds training link on this website, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.