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Mental Health Awareness week

ATL fully got behind Mental Health Awareness week this year, we baked cakes, raised money and encouraged everyone to wear the green badges.

Mental health awareness is an important issue for all educators, who are often the first line of defense for their students. Education professionals have recognized the impact that a student’s mental health has on learning and achievement, and they realize that there’s a great deal that can be done to help students with mental health issues.

It has been found that more students with mental health disorders in the UK are bullied than children without. … Open conversations about the subject which both encourage and support positive mental health as well as addressing the topic of mental health problems, can be beneficial for both teachers and pupils.