Listen: Government pledges additional mental health service in schools

The Government has announced plans to improve mental health services in school across England as part of a £300 million investment by The Departments of Health & Education.

The proposals outline how to implement training for senior designated mental health leads in schools to improve prevention work.

In addition, every primary and secondary school in England to be offered mental health awareness training and all pupils to be taught about mental health and wellbeing as part of PSHE classes

We spoke with Daniel Bailey, a mental health activist who founded the SMIILE Selfie campaign, that gained international coverage for helping to destigmatize those who suffer from mental health issues.

Listen to the full package in the link above.

 

David Aston

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