Mental Health and Wellbeing

In Schools

Offered to schools in Surrey, a selection of fun and engaging year group programmes that will challenge the stigma around mental health and get people talking and thinking about their own mental health and wellbeing.

Head Smart

AW-HeadSmart logoA training programme and resources to develop wellbeing ambassadors in your school who will be able to help other students to think about their own mental health and the practical things they can do to promote positive wellbeing.  The programme has follow on training to grow ambassadors into advisors, and advisors into peer wellbeing mentors.  We are partnering with Kooth.com and on request we can offer additional lessons; assemblies and small group sessions on using technology for wellbeing.

 

 

Heads Up

Heads UpHeads Up is a schools-based six week course for Year 9 that teaches young people the skills to understand and build their own mental health and to improve the way they deal with tough times. Based on the material created by UK Youth/Paul Hamlyn Foundation this nationally recognised programme helps young people build a range of skills in wellbeing, and dealing with emotions and difficulties.  Delivered by youth workers, the style of the course is accessible and fun.

It has four core units:

  • Promoting emotional wellbeing
  • Mental health awareness
  • Managing stress
  • Reaching out

With the choice of two sessions from the following:

  • Supporting friends
  • Drugs and alcohol
  • Self-harm
  • Dealing with anger
  • Food and mood
  • Healthy relationships

We also offer a range of targeted support and courses including anger management, self-esteem and resilience.  For more information please contact us at wellbeing@eikon.org.uk

Mindsight Surrey CAMHS

Eikon is a partner in the Mindsight Surrey CAMH Service.   As well as promoting wellbeing in schools, Eikon manages the counselling services delivered in local communities through our partners Learning Space, Relate West Surrey, Step by Step and YMCA East Surrey.  More information can be found on the Mindsight Surrey CAMHS website.

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