The summer holidays are in full swing. But it can sometimes feel that we spend the majority of the day battling with our children to come off of their phones and tablets which we know can lower their mood and adversely affect their mental health. But don’t despair, there are plenty of activities out there […]
The transition to secondary school from primary is a milestone for most people in their academic journeys and one that should be celebrated. However, for some it can be a daunting and difficult time tainted with worry. Here at Headsup, we do extensive work with pupils in year 6, at primary schools across Devon and […]
If you’ve landed on this blog, then the chances are that you have a child or young person that is finding their way through the tricky season of exams – be it GCSEs, A-Levels or similar. It can be a stressful and worrying time for them and for you too. And, as parents, you want […]
Exam season is looming and some of us may be feeling the pressures related to taking those exams and having to make decisions about our next steps. You’re not alone. It is normal to feel some stress in the lead up to important exams or tests and you may experience an increased heart rate, sweaty […]
This year has been full of challenges, changes, and Coronavirus! Despite this we have been working hard to support the children and young people both in Devon and Worcestershire! We have seen a massive rise in mental health issues in children and young people during this year and we, alongside schools and other organisations have […]
The HeadsUP team have finished all of their delivery for 2020! What a year it has been! Across Devon, Paula has been extremely busy travelling across the County. Delivering in Exmouth Community College, Littleham Primary School, Brixington Primary Academy and Marpool Primary school. Reaching thousands of students delivering a variety of Mental Health sessions to […]
So sorry all, it has been a long time since we updated our news and we have had so much going on! We hope you are all well and taking care of yourselves and your mental health during this time; especially as we are now in our second lockdown. As you may have seen recently […]
Day 5 of Mental Health Awareness Week! Our final video for Mental Health Awareness Week. On Day 5 we are talking about challenging ourselves and being proud of who we are! Remember we are all amazing at something!
Day 4 of Mental Health Awareness Week! Today we are talking about the benefits of listening to music, staying connected to friends and family, doing something you enjoy.
Mental Health Awareness Week – Day 3! Today’s video talks about 2 simple ways to look after your mental health: Eating healthy and using stretching, yoga and mindfulness to keep us calm.