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Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing

Headteachers across all phases of education are rightly concerned about the mental health and emotional wellbeing of the children in their care. This is sometimes linked to poor parental mental health, and professionals within schools are struggling to address the needs of a steadily growing pupil population displaying stress, emotional distress and anxiety. This, coupled with frustration over long waiting lists and disparate services, has led to this commissioned piece of work. We know, anecdotally, that many educational establishments are successfully tackling these issues but this is piecemeal.

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