Stress, Mental Health and Wellbeing

SCC Support for maintained school staff – resources

This resources document outlines support available for maintained school staff in relation to stress at work, mental ill-health, trauma and general wellbeing. Please share.

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HSE’s Education Talking Toolkit and other resources

The Education Talking Toolkit is designed to help managers talk with school staff as part of their overall approach to preventing and managing work-related stress.
However, the Talking Toolkit should not be used in isolation as the only measure for managing and preventing stress in school. The HSE pages on stress and mental health have further information and resources, including the Management Standards.

Education staff wellbeing charter

Provided by the Department of Education, the Education Staff Wellbeing Charter is a declaration of support for, and a set of commitments to, the wellbeing and mental health of everyone working at your school.

Promoting children and young people’s mental health and wellbeing guidance

The guidance from Public Health England and the Department of Education describes 8 principles of a whole school approach to promoting mental health and wellbeing for children and young people.

Wellbeing in Education

The Wellbeing in Education site is provided by Suffolk County Council’s Psychology and Therapeutic Services. It has a wide range of resources, workshops and training materials to support the mental health and wellbeing of families and staff in educational settings.

Emotional Wellbeing Gateway – Mental Health Services and Support

The Emotional Wellbeing Gateway is for both families and professionals to access mental health support services in Suffolk.

Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub

The Emotional Wellbeing Hub provides information, advice, and guidance if you are worried about the mental health of a child or young person aged 0-25 years.

The Source

The Source provides information and advice for young people in Suffolk on a broad range of topics.

Mental health and stress support organisation

The Mental Health and Stress Resources and Support Organisations is a list of charities and organisations that you can contact for support and advice on a broad range of mental health and wellbeing topics.