In 2020, 4% of Southampton school pupils had been identified as having social, emotional or mental health needs higher than the England average of 2.7%.
Hospital admissions for mental health conditions for young people under the age of 18 in Southampton is 115.8 pupils per 100,000, which is still significantly higher than the England average of 87.5 per 100,000.
Children and Young People’s mental health is a concern in Southampton as it is estimated that 11.7% of 11-19-year olds have a mental health condition, which is becoming more prevalent.
- Mental Health and Wellbeing (Southampton Data Observatory)
- Southampton Children and Young People’s Strategy 2022-2027
Primary School knowledge SHOW
Secondary School knowledge SHOW
Schools Mental Health and Wellbeing links and resources
- Mental health and self-care for young people
- Mentally Healthy Schools - Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families providing mental health information, advice and resources for schools
- Mindfulness calendar, daily five-minute activities
- My self-care plan, primary
- My self-care plan, secondary
- YoungMinds Schools Mental Health Training and Resources
- Mental Health Resources Library
- Shout - UK's 24/7 Crisis Text Service for Mental Health Support
- Wellbeing workout videos - Healthier Together
- Mental Health Clinical Pathway - Healthier Together
- Supporting staff wellbeing: Mentally Healthy Schools - Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families
- Education staff wellbeing charter: Mentally Healthy Schools
- Staff Wellbeing Charter
- Education staff wellbeing charter
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