Resources

Getting started

Welcome to the National Network of Mental Health Leads! This page is designed to help you navigate your first steps on the website to support your setting or to prepare you for your course. I’m booked on a course If you are booked on a course, then there are some things you will need to …

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Role Description

Many settings recognise the need for having an appointed Designated Mental Health Lead, however, do not have an insight into the breadth of the role. This can lead to confusion and misunderstanding about the nature of the role. Based on the Department for Education training guidance, this simple role description helps settings reflect on the …

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Role Stress Risk Assessment

There are certain roles that are at more risk of emotional harm within staff teams. Likewise there are events in people’s lives that affect their coping or resilience, making them more at risk of emotional harm for a short or longer period. The role stress risk assessment tool was developed based on the Health and …

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Setting Mental Health Audit

Knowing where to start with a development plan for mental health, or even reviewing the one you have can be difficult. We have therefore produced a self-audit based on the principles of good practice identified by Public Health England (2015). This is suitable for primary, secondary and further educational settings. As a member of the …

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Skills Self-audit

As the Mental Health Lead you often need to spin many plates at the same time and it can be hard to stop and reflect on your own personal development needs. This audit allows leads to reflect on their own skills compared to the Department for Education requirements for the role. For those attending a …

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