For International Women's Day 2018, Lauren Barclay, founder of the Youth Mental Health Matters charity, has written a guest blog about how one special teacher got her through secondary school alive. She wants you to know how easily you can be a Miss Mitchell too.
This questions was asked when I did my talk at the Exhale Mental Health Showcase in January 2018; I don't think it's about the right time, more about creating the right opportunities.
On the run up to my keynote speech at the Exhale Mental Health Showcase, I'm sharing my top 5 tips and useful phrases, for when you're talking to children about mental health.
I think the best place to start is to acknowledge the difference in dynamic of the sibling relationship, which is unlike no other. They have no choice but to spend a lot of time together and unlike the relationship with the parent or carer, their survival doesn’t depend on their attachment; so there’s nothing lost when one upsets the other.