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(UK) Islington: Call for more mental health support in local schools

July 11, 2018, Islington Gazette: Mental health support must be available at Islington schools so kids can be ‘best they can be’ http://www.islingtongazette.co.uk/news/education/mental-health-support-must-be-available-at-islington-schools-1-5601181 Teachers are increasingly being seen as crucial in spotting vulnerable kids whose lives could be transformed for the better by early intervention. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School has worked closely with Islington Council over the past three years to ensure pupils’ positive mental health and resilience is at the forefront of the curriculum…. “As well as offering an outstanding education at our school, it is also vital that we develop resilience among children who are experiencing difficult times in a changing modern world,” she said. …