This innovative programme supports schools in their teaching of mental wellbeing; both mental ill health and positive mental health. The drama and workshop covers mental wellbeing, social media, body image and explores the 5 ways to wellbeing.
This programme debunks the myths around mental health, giving young people the space to learn how to talk about mental wellbeing and emotions sensitively. The programme uses drama plus a discussion workshop to show young people the common types of mental ill health and their possible causes e.g. social media, as well as giving simple, proven strategies to support positive mental wellbeing e.g. physical exercise.MAKE ENQUIRY
50% of mental health problems are established by age 14.
70% of children and adolescents who experience mental health problems have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age.
3 students in every classroom have a diagnosable mental health problem.
25% average increase in referrals to CAMHS.
The programme is designed to give the young people the skills to recognise the early signs of mental ill health and the knowledge and confidence to know where and how to seek appropriate support. By the end of the programme the young people will have learnt strategies to support positive mental wellbeing and how to critically evaluate how their behaviour effects their own and others mental health.