DfE Mental health and Wellbeing package.

May 14, 2021

Mental health and Wellbeing package

To mark Mental Health Awareness Week, the DfE has announced a mental health and wellbeing investment package to improve support in schools and colleges.

Funding will go towards training senior mental health leads, a new Wellbeing for Education Recovery programme and an adapted ‘Link' programme, designed to improve partnerships between health and education leaders in local areas.

The department has also announced the date of the next Mental Health in Education Action Group, to take place on Monday 24th May.

Further details are available in the press notice, which is available on GOV.UK. along with a comprehensive list of accessible and free mental health resources for all ages.