Mental Health Awareness resources

Help young people manage their digital wellbeing and mental health with these classroom resources and get advice on how you can support them.

Keeping children healthy and well is a top priority and there are now many apps available to help improve their general wellbeing.

Internet Matters have scoured the best of the net to uncover popular (FREE) wellbeing apps available to download. From meditation techniques to family-based games designed to help kids practise understanding their feelings.

We also asked our panel of experts to offer some advice on how cyberbullying can affect a child’s mental health.

Here are some other resources that can help you get started.

Classroom resources

Well being resources

Anne Freud Centre Well being resources

Anna Freud Centre’s child mental health experts have also developed a booklet: ‘Supporting mental health and wellbeing in schools’, a series of expert advice films which offer practical guidance about what teachers can do in the classroom to support mental health, and what to do if they are concerned about a child and a leaflet for parents and carers offering tips to talking mental health with children.

Talking Mental Health Animation & Teacher Toolkit

Anna Freud have developed some classroom resources including lesson plans, films and case studies about how to implement them and help talk about mental health in schools.

Whole School resources

NCB whole school kit

The National Children’s Bureau have developed a whole-school toolkit for schools to help them tackle mental health problems.

Heads Together: Mentally Healthy School

Heads Together: Mentally Healthy School– a website which has many resources for schools to use including teaching resources, tips and many other support documents to help your school.

DfE mental health guidance for schools

The Department for Education have produced a publication about tackling mental health in schools after working with a number of schools.

Support for parents and young people

YoungMinds Parents support

YoungMinds Parents support

Resources for young people

NHS advice

NHS Moodzone has lots of information and tools about supporting your mental health

Place2Be support
Moodscope tool

Moodscope offers a tool to help measure your mood as well as an excellent daily blog you can receive via email and highly recommended by us.

Support for parents and young people

ABA and Anna Freud Centre resources

 

Anti-Bullying Alliance and the Anna Freud Centre worked together to develop guidance for schools about the impact of bullying on mental health after consulting with young people. It has an accompanying presentation school leaders can use in training.

 

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