Tuesday 24th November 2020

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What's New

NEWS: Newport Girls' get AcSEED Award

31st August 2020

Congratulations to Newport Girls' High School in Shropshire ...

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 ...

Student's Stories

These are the real experiences of real young people, although names may have been changed to protect identity.


Secondary school.

Lucy shares her mixed experience of being in education whilst coping with self harm and the various adjustments the school made to support her.


Secondary school.

Matthew sought help from the school counsellor for his bulimia and self harm.


Secondary school.

Amy-Louise experienced bullying, self harm and anorexia. She tells of the substantial difference some special teachers made to her life.


Secondary school.

Samantha describes how depression and bullying affected her school experience.


Secondary school.

Being admitted to an adolescent psychiatric unit affected Helen's treatment at school.


Secondary school.

Jamie feels his school could have supported his education more thoroughly during his mental illness.


Secondary school.

Rachel tells how her school did little to support her bipolar and borderline personality disorder.


Secondary school.

With particular recognition to eating disorders, Siobhain shares her passion for educating young people on mental illness.


Secondary school.

The support that Kat's school offered for her mental illness was very mixed. She explains how a particular teacher helped support her.


Secondary school.

Although initially little support was available for Sara, after a break in education she managed to complete 6th form.


Secondary school.

Jo describes how school failed to provide an understanding and supportive respite from her troubled family life.


Secondary school.

Let down by the lack of support she received in school Victoria suffered in silence for many years.