School TV have supplied the following resource for parents and staff to support children in the area of mental health.
Feel free to use and distribute this as appropriate in your community.
Prevention in Primary Years: Parents are important.
Early intervention is critical in preventing mental health issues in young people. Parents as the first educators and primary caregivers play an important role in shaping a child’s mental health. SchoolTV aims to assist with prevention through education by providing school communities with the knowledge, confidence and ability to notice the signs before a problem develops. SchoolTV have created a free resource to share with your school community about how to identify early warning signs of mental health issues and what parents and staff can do to support students. Click here to download