Wellbeing in Education

A wide range of resources, workshops and training materials to support the mental health and wellbeing of families and staff.

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What is Wellbeing in Education?

This section has been organised into five areas:

For more information  (also known as Wellbeing for Education Return), watch the below YouTube video. 


Mental health and wellbeing support and resources

If you are concerned about the mental health of a child or young person, or if you are a young person experiencing emotional wellbeing difficulties, you can find links to information, advice and guidance here.

 Top news stories

Headucate Mental Health Webinar for School and college staff - Tuesday 8 November at 4pm

Join a virtual Microsoft Teams session this Tuesday to find out about support from Headucate.
Headucate is a student-led organisation established at the University of East Anglia in 2012 by a group of medical students. In the past decade, they have expanded the Headucate family to include branches at University College London, University of Birmingham and University of Cambridge. Headucate aim is to tackle mental health stigma and help end discrimination in children and young people.
They are offering this education session on CYP Mental Health to Suffolk schools and college staff at 4pm on Tuesday 8 November. To book your place email: peter.broughton@suffolk.nhs.uk

NHS Suffolk Eat Well, Feel Well Awareness Week - 31 October to 4 November 2022

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Suffolk and North East Essex ICB, along with Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust and partner organisations, are hosting an eat well awareness week to help raise awareness of the importance of eating well for our emotional wellbeing, and having good relationships with food to support eating disorder prevent.
For More details go to: www.suffolk.gov.uk/eatwell


Supporting children and young people when someone famous dies

When somebody famous dies, it can be difficult to know how to support children and young people through that loss. We recommend reading this advice on  the Place2Be website. There is also this resource The Queen has died story | Climbing the rainbow which is specifically aimed at supporting people with additional communication needs.

Wellbeing Resources to Support Children from Ukraine

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Our Children and Young People's wellbeing page has links to lots of helpful resources, including some resources to help children and young people worried about war and conflict.

Government announce more funding for mental health support services

The Government has announced more resources have been allocated for supporting mental health and wellbeing to provide: 

View further latest emotional wellbeing news



All pages in this section

Staff Wellbeing

Information, advice and guidance to support the emotional health and wellbeing of staff in schools and colleges.

Children and Young People's Wellbeing

Resources and training for educational settings to support the wellbeing of the Children and Young People they work with.

Family Wellbeing - information to support your child or young person's wellbeing

Parent and carer workshops and resources to help you support your young person's wellbeing.

Whole School and College Approach to Wellbeing

Guidance for schools on adopting a whole school approach to supporting mental health and wellbeing

Latest Wellbeing News and Events

The Wellbeing in Education service provides links to useful webinars and regularly updated news.

EBSA Emotionally Based School Avoidance

Advice to help children and young people who feel anxious about going to school

Suffolk Children and Young People’s Emotional Wellbeing Hub

Information, advice and support for anyone concerned about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person aged 0 to 25 years.

Wellbeing in Education Podcasts

Podcasts created or recommended by the Wellbeing in Education Team

Suffolk Education Mental Health Lead Network

This network is for education setting staff

Children and Young People's Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Support

Information, advice and support for anyone concerned about the emotional wellbeing and mental health of a child or young person.