Updated guidance on mental health and behaviour

13 November 2018

The Government has updated its non-statutory Guidance on mental health and behaviour in schools. This guidance is for school staff and applies to all schools and gives advice on:

  • how to create a whole school culture, including promoting positive mental health

  • understanding the link between mental health and behaviour

  • how to identify children with possible mental health problems

  • where and how to put in place support, including working with external agencies where required

  • links to sources of further support and guidance