Evidence strongly suggests that being connected to nature helps us to flourish by improving our mental and physical health. We explore the psychological and physical wellbeing benefits of nature on our Nature and our Mental Health Resource, and also outlines suggestions for how you can connect with nature to better
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Category: Mental Health Awareness for Children and Young People
Our managing low confidence resource aims to help children and young people understand what is meant by confidence and the impact that having low confidence can have. It also features helpful tools that young people can use to boost their self-confidence.
Together with Operation Encompass, we have developed the tool ‘Recovery and Resilience Planning’ as a summary to guide education setting staff in their understanding and support, focussing on relationships, emotional wellbeing, engagement and learning.
The transition back to school following lock down can be an anxiety provoking experience for both children and parents. Our top tips resource provides expert advice from our Educational Psychology team to help make the transition as successful as possible.
It is crucial for young people to recognise the effects social media can have on their mental health. This resource identifies how social media can impact young people’s wellbeing and provides tips on how to make the most of social media in a mental health friendly way.
Resources for Adults Samaritans – You can access confidential emotional support at any time from Samaritans either by calling 116 123 or emailing email@example.com Mental Health Foundation – 10 minute mindfulness practice exercise narrated by Mindfulness expert, Professor Mark Williams, and features a series of breathing and visualisation techniques. https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/podcasts-and-videos/mindfulness-10-minute-practice-exercise Resources for Young People