3 May 2023

Mental Health Awareness Week

On the theme of ‘anxiety’, this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week is from 15 to 21 May

On this page you’ll find details of events and activities to get involved with during Mental Health Awareness Week.

FREE Bitesize Training

Embracing Uncertainty

This session will look at what we mean by uncertainty and why we feel the need to control it. It will explore overthinking and its impact on our mood, look at how we can ‘be present’ and the benefits of being present for our wellbeing.

You’ll learn techniques to help you work on being more present and explore concepts such as mindfulness and grounding techniques as well as exploring how to make small changes to your routine to support your mental health and wellbeing, along with the benefits of reducing worry about the past and the future.

15th May –  10:00 am – 10:45 am.

Register here

Understanding My Stress Response 

This bite-size session will explore what stress is and how it feels physically and emotionally, the positive and negative effects of stress, along with dispelling myths about stress, managing our stress with the introduction of coping skills and some self-care strategies.

15th May –  4:00 pm – 4:45 pm.

Register here

‘Let’s talk behaviour’ Free Training Session

Liverpool Learning Partnership has teamed up with Thrive to bring you a FREE session full of insights, tips and techniques underpinned by neuroscience that will help you to better understand behaviour and support your pupils to thrive.

Tuesday 16th May at 3.30 pm – 5:00 pm.

Register here

YGAM Free Training

FREE online session for school staff working with KS2 and above. Looking at online gaming and gambling and how to spot the signs of pupils in potential danger from this.

Friday 19th May at 9.30 am – 12:00 pm.

Register here

Chasing Childhood – Free online documentary screening

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week, LLP has secured a licence for up to 500 people to view the Chasing Childhood documentary about the importance of free play and independence in childhood.

The documentary can be viewed any time throughout May 23. To access it, please register here. Use the code CCR-0523