Today is World Health Organisation World Mental Health Day. Today is a fantastic opportunity ‘for all stakeholders working on mental health issues to talk about their work, as well as discuss and highlight what needs to be done to make mental health care a reality for people worldwide’.
Teaching is universally recognised as one of the most stressful professions and studies show that more than half of teachers have been diagnosed with a mental health problem. Excessive workloads and growing financial pressures on education staff were among the reasons given for the problems.
Omni Medical Training and Consultancy one hundred percent back the Government in supporting children’s mental health, and we actively support the mental health welfare of teachers. We have put together a free self-care guide and we encourage you to share it with the staff within your school. Self-care is extremely important when it comes to stress, so send it to them via email or pop it in your staffroom and see positive results.