Thursday 13th December 2018

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What's New

NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

20th May 2018

Read The AcSEED Newsletter for May 2018.

NEWS: New Volunteer Opportunities

11th March 2018

AcSEED is looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for improving young people's mental health and wellbeing to help drive the next phase of our growth.

NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

11th July 2017

Read The AcSEED Newsletter for July 2017.

NEWS: Farnborough gets AcSEED Award

24th July 2016

Congratulations to The Sixth Form College Farnborough in Hampshire ...

NEWS: Beacon PRU gets AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to The Beacon PRU in Redditch, Worcestershire ...

NEWS: Lordswood get AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to Lordswood Girls' School in Harborne, Birmingham ...

NEWS: Cedars Upper get AcSEED Award

25th March 2016

Congratulations to Cedars Upper School in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire ...

Improving Emotional Wellbeing Services in Your School

Best-practice ideas:

Counsellor and Student
  • Books on mental health in library
  • Employment of a counsellor
  • Peer support network
  • Leaflets advertising support agencies & helplines
  • Mental health awareness lessons
  • Visits from individuals with first hand experience of mental illness
  • Worry board/ box
  • Drop-ins
  • Quiet areas
  • Awareness raising lessons for parents/ carers

You should also consider :

  • Establishing contact with the local CAMHS / mental health charities
  • Developing school policies that support emotional wellbeing
  • Incorporating emotional wellbeing into the school development plan
  • Awareness for the school Governors and Senior Management Team
  • Training teachers to support emotionally vulnerable students
  • Listening to students to understand the type of support they need
  • Engaging parents/ carers and the community in developing support services
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