For 2022's Children’s Mental Health Week, we put together ideas for the theme, 'Growing Together', helping children to become more emotionally literate.
School Behaviour Secrets podcast
Our Time's Development Director Helena Kulikowska discusses children who have a parent with a mental illness on Beacon School Support's podcast 'School Behaviour Secrets'.
Mental health awareness activity pack
Activity pack: Activities on the theme ‘connecting with nature’, helping you to be mindful of your mental health and protecting it by looking to nature for ideas.
The Perfect Ice Cream
Video: This animation explores family mental health difficulties in a sensitive way, helping young people to understand it’s not as uncommon as they may think.
Drama guide from The Lowry theatre
This accessible guide from The Lowry theatre group outlines a six-week scheme of work for teachers and youth workers, exploring basic approaches to drama.
The ‘Who Cares?’ programme
Our school programme provides guidance and training for primary and secondary school staff, to raise awareness of parental mental illness and support those affected by it.
Explaining why a parent is in hospital
Stories/Guides: These booklets have been created by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation to help children and young people from the age of three upwards understand their parents’ mental health problems and why they are in hospital.