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What's New

NEWS: The AcSEED Newsletter

14th December 2020

AcSEED Newsletter for December 2020

NEWS: On-line Wellbeing Support

11th December 2020

Kooth: An on-line Mental Health Support Platform

NEWS: Mental Health in Schools Conference

11th November 2020

Report from the Westminster Insight conference on Mental Health and Wellbeing in Schools

NEWS: Fairfield Road Accreditation

20th October 2020

Fairfield Road Primary School receive AcSEED Award

NEWS: Newport Girls' get AcSEED Award

31st August 2020

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

NEWS: First AcSEED Wellbeing Centre

25th June 2019

Trinity School and College opens the first AcSEED Wellbeing Centre

Student's Stories

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

Lucy

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.

Matthew

Secondary school.

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

Amy-Louise

Secondary school.

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

Samantha

Secondary school.

Samantha describes how depression and bullying affected her school experience.

Helen

Secondary school.

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

Jamie

Secondary school.

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

Rachel

Secondary school.

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

Siobhain

Secondary school.

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

Kat

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.

Sara

Secondary school.

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

Jo

Secondary school.

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

Victoria

Secondary school.

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

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