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Coronavirus update: We continue to be here to provide mental health and wellbeing support to all education staff.

Resources

Grief - teachers and education staff

Based on the work of Dr William Worden, psychotherapist Ben Amponsah outlines ways teachers and education staff can manage feelings of grief and loss at this time of uncertainty and huge changes to our way of life.

5 ways managers can support teachers and education staff

In this short video ​our CEO Sinéad Mc Brearty outlines 5 ways that headteachers, school and college leaders and managers can best support teachers and education staff during the Covid-19 crisis.

 

Isolation - teachers and education staff

In this short video from Channel 4 News Doctor Radha Modgil, an NHS GP, gives advice on how people can stay mentally healthy and happy while in self-isolation. 

 

 

Phases of grief - teachers and education staff

In this short video from The Loss Foundation Dr Kirsten Smith, Clinical Psychologist and research fellow at Oxford University, talks through the phases of grief, helping you better understand what grief and bereavement can look like. 

Tips for looking after teachers and education staff during coronavirus

There are a wide range of issues affecting the mental healh and wellbeing of teachers and education staff right now. We have developed these tips to help you look after yourself in these extraordinary times. 

We have developed a new helpline poster for teachers and education staff during this current crisis. Please share to ensure that education staff both current and retired areaware that they can get emotional support from our confidential helpline.

Dealing with caring responsibilities - teachers and education staff

Here's some information about what you can do to get support if you have caring responsilibities. 

The skills to have healthy conversations about mental health and wellbeing are key to creating a culture where people feel valued, cared for and supported.

If the signs of stress, anxiety and poor mental health can be spotted early this can allow teachers and education staff to get help and so not have to get to a point where they become physically sick, burnt out or have to be signed off with stress. 

Helpline for teachers and education staff sees rise in calls
This report outlines how many education staff use the helpline services, a demographic breakdown of callers, what they are calling about and the impact the call had on their mental health.