Talking Mental Health is an animation and accompanying teacher toolkit designed to help begin conversations about mental health in the classroom and beyond.

The Talking Mental Health animation aims to give children:

  • An understanding of what mental health is and the difference between every day small feelings and a big feeling
  • Consistent and accessible language to talk about mental health
  • An understanding of how to be a good listener

    

This "Talking Mental Health" animation aimed at primary school pupils, was developed in collaboration with children. We have developed a Teacher Toolkit for school staff to use alongside the animation which includes:

Download the full Teacher Toolkit

Download the Talking Mental Health Animation

Watch the introduction by our Patron, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge

Please contact schoolsinmind@annafreud.org if you wish to order hard copies for your school or local authority.

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