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Scotland’s teachers to be offered free coaching to improve wellbeing  

Teaching staff and education professionals across Scottish schools and early learning facilities are to be offered free wellbeing coaching as part of a new initiative funded by the Scottish Government aimed at helping individuals cope with pressures on mental health.

The £200,000 programme will be delivered by Know You More – an Edinburgh-based social enterprise specialising in coaching and...

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How To Talk To Your Parents About Your Uni Choices

Choosing to move away to university and picking a subject to study is an exciting and scary time. And with the UCAS deadline coming up, it’s time to have the crucial conversation with your parents, family or guardians about what you’ve decided to do.

This isn’t always the easiest conversation to navigate, and your parents or guardians may express concerns or negative opinions about...

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Myla Health launches in Devon - Empowering women to feel their best

A new clinic dedicated to women’s health has opened in Devon, enabling women to take control of their wellbeing. Created by a team of experienced female doctors, Myla Health is committed to helping women with the full spectrum of symptoms experienced during perimenopause and menopause, as well as other challenging hormonal issues.

Created by Dr Olivia Hum and Dr Zoe Schaedel, Myla...

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Becoming a dad: symptoms and seeking help with paternal postpartum depression

Parenting is one of life's greatest joys, but can take its toll on your physical and mental wellbeing. Studies show that one in ten new fathers will experience symptoms of paternal postpartum depression (PPD) – with symptoms showing typically between three and six months after birth.

With International Men’s Day on November 19th, there needs to be more focus on the men’s mental and...

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Empowering Parents: A Guide to Supporting Your Teen's Mental Health

A third of under-18s have clinical symptoms of anxiety/depression. In today's article, we have an expert view on how to handle back-to-school stresses

Research by Wysa reveals that more than 8 in 10 teenagers are experiencing mental health worries, with 1 in 3 needing professional support, according to standard screening. But most worryingly, young people aren’t getting the help that they...

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Understanding Gentle Parenting

Parenting is an incredible journey filled with love, joy, and challenges. Over the years, various parenting approaches have emerged, each advocating for different methods of raising children. One such approach gaining popularity is gentle parenting. In this article, we will explore gentle parenting, its core principles, and how it promotes a nurturing environment for children.

What is...
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New Campaign Launches for Fathers' Mental Health

Alright Mate? CIC, has launched a campaign to shed light on the mental health challenges faced by new fathers. The project seeks to highlight the often undiagnosed issue of postnatal depression in men. Astonishingly, one in every ten fathers experiences mental health challenges in the postnatal period, or becomes increasingly susceptible to the recurrence of a past mental health condition....

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UK Parents are Bottling Up Common Concerns

Two-thirds (66%) share that becoming a parent has at times taken a toll on their mental well-being

· A survey* commissioned by CALPOL®, as part of their “Don’t Bottle It Up” campaign with the NSPCC Helpline, found that whilst there are many joys of being a parent, parents also experience challenges. Almost one third (31%) admit they didn’t feel like they had enough resources and support...

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North West and Yorkshire academy trust champions Mental Health Awareness

Focus-Trust CEO shares personal message leading Trust wide effort to support children and staff mental health

North West and West Yorkshire Academy Trust CEO Helen Rowland has gone the extra mile to boost the message of Mental Health Awareness Week this May.

Inspired by her own experience with anxiety in March 2020 when the first Covid-19 lockdown was announced, Helen took...

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Why parents need to practise self-care

Walking into the school playground on three hours sleep, with your child having a tantrum by your side, you remember you forgot to bring the packed lunches. Wracked with guilt, and slightly fed-up, you think of the times before you had children when you could put yourself first, take a lie in or go on a run before you are brought back to earth by a fresh wave of crying.



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