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Secondary Schools Offer Mental Health Training

Joseph Sparks

17th January 2017

According to an article in The Telegraph, every secondary school in Britain will be offered training to help teachers identify and support children suffering from mental health issues. The initiative will attempt to tackle the stigma associated with mental illness and end the ‘hidden injustice’ for people suffering from mental health issues.

One in three schools will be offered so-called ‘mental health first aid training’ to help staff identify and support children suffering from mental health issues.

This plan is one of a series of initiatives being announced by the Theresa May. To read the full article, click here.

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Joseph Sparks

Joseph is a Subject Advisor for Psychology at tutor2u. He is an experienced Psychology & Music Teacher, Writer, Examiner and Presenter. He is currently completing a Professional Doctorate in Education and is passionate about the impact of technology on teaching and learning.

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