'wellbeing' blog posts:
2 Sep 2013
Applying Best Practices to Emotional Wellbeing Support in Schools
Guest blogger and founder of the AcSEED initiative Charlotte talks about how schools can improve the support to young people's emotional wellbeing.
30 Aug 2013
Emotional Health – The Scaffolding of Life
Guest blogger and tv presenter Dr Ranj Singh explains why emotional wellbeing is so important and what parents can do to help support their child - and how to tell when something is wrong.
29 Aug 2013
Can baking increase happiness?
The creation of comfort food or a process with real therapeutic value that is beneficial to mental health? East London NHS Foundation Trust is one mental health provider that has experimented in cooking therapies.
29 Aug 2013
Promoting emotional wellbeing in schools
Guest blogger Roger Catchpole talks about YoungMinds' work in Haringey to provide mental health training to staff in primary schools across the borough.
28 Aug 2013
More family meals and less TV ‘make children happier’
A study published today by the government agency, Public Health England has raised concerns that excessive ‘screen-time’ – more than four hours a day is linked to anxiety and depression.
23 Aug 2013
The damage of an 'exam factory' schooling approach
Fears have been raised over the damage to education created by schools’ ‘exam factory’ approach. Concerns are being raised that children’s education is being damaged by an ‘exam factory’ approach to schooling, in relation to this years fallen GCSE grad
23 Aug 2013
Youth conference offers bursaries for young people
Youth bursaries are being offered to young people to support them to attend and participate in the Second International Youth Mental Health in Brighton in September.
31 Jul 2013
Jubilee and Olympics increased our feeling of wellbeing
ONS statistics show small improvements in personal wellbeing
22 Jul 2013
Children's happiness in decline, says Children's Society
The Children’s Society has published a report which claims that the happiness of the UK’s children is in decline and teenagers in particular are experiencing low wellbeing.
26 Jun 2013
School commended for supporting wellbeing
A primary school in Cambridge has been awarded £5,000 for demonstrating exceptional provision for students across all aspects of supporting wellbeing.