This Children’s Mental Health Week, Dr Kristy Howells discusses how we can raise awareness both in the class room and at home with meaningful connections, and how this can be developed through sport, physical activity and exercise.
Mental health and wellbeing of children and young people during Covid-19
Academics from across the University discuss the impact Covid-19 has had upon children and young people from disadvantaged or marginalised communities.
Emotional health in home-school relationships: parents and school staff supporting one another through times of change
Wendy Cobb and Bea Stevenson discuss how parents and school staff can work together to support themselves and young people to continue to thrive as we navigate through a global pandemic.
Five ways to wellbeing in lockdown
Principal Lecturer Anne Cooke gives five tips to help look after our mental health and wellbeing during lockdown.
Blue Monday cheer-up tips are glib argues Dr John McGowan, so what do you say when you’re asked for some?
Yes, it is political: looking at our children’s mental health.
Joel Petch, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health and Clinical Science, discusses the dramatic rise of food banks in the UK and why we should take a closer look at how this is affecting our children’s mental health.
Embedding essential wellbeing skills into our curriculum
Dr Martin Watts explains how essential mental health and wellbeing skills are being embedded into the Arts and Humanities Foundation Year curriculum.
Supporting children inside and out with physical activity
For Children’s Mental Health Week Dr Kristy Howells explains how physical activity should be seen as key to supporting good mental health in young people.
Mental health crisis in schools – a need for system change
Wendy Cobb, Senior Lecturer in the School of Teacher Education and Development and Bea Stevenson, Head of Emotional Health at School at Family Links, discuss the need to encourage and establish a foundational change in the education system that positions mental health at the heart of all teaching and learning.