MHEW support teams

A whole school approach mobilises the whole school to promote student and staff wellbeing and address mental health issues. It ensures your school considers mental health and wellbeing in each area of school life.

Free support for all schools and colleges

The MHEW in Education Team offer the following support:

  • Helping you develop and implement whole school approaches to mental health and emotional wellbeing.
  • Providing training to identify pupils with mental health problems and set up appropriate support. There is training for Senior Mental Health Leads or whole school and college staff in INSET days or staff meetings.
  • Help to audit mental health practice and make achievable MHEW action plans.
  • Sharing good practice and developing resources in response to current mental health themes.

Auditing MHEW

Audit your provision using a tool such as the:

Contact us to discuss plans to improve your social, emotional and mental health areas of the tool.

Mental health policy support

We can help to develop or review your mental health policy. This ensures it meets Department for Education and Public Health England guidance.

Training for whole setting staff

We encourage all school staff and governors to be aware of mental health and know:

  • when support may be needed
  • how to access support

We can help determine your training needs and deliver packages on mental health themes to all school staff.

Parent and carer support

We offer:

  • Workshops on mental health and wellbeing, or semi-structured coffee mornings, for parents and carers. These take place in your setting.
  • Bespoke support for settings to develop whole school approaches to engaging and working with parents and carers.

Me & My Mind team (Mental Health Support Team)

The Me & My Mind service, known nationally as the Mental Health Support Teams, work with many schools to offer mental health support. The team provide short-term support for children aged 7 to 17 with mild to moderate mental health difficulties.

We also work with school senior mental health leads to develop their whole school approach plans.

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Me and My Mind Parent and Carer Practitioner Offer 

Me and My Practitioners can support your school to develop ways of engaging parents and carers to improve the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people.

In addition, the practitioners can complement the schools plans by delivering mental health themed workshops or coffee mornings.  

Contact to request this support. 

Contact us

Me and My Mind host schools and colleges

Contact your link Senior Mental Health Practitioner:


All other schools and colleges

Contact the MHEW in Education Team:


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