I have been reading a number of articles on the mental health benefits of writing. It has been linked to improved mood, well-being and reduced stress, so I thought I would share two ideas that we continue to use at CCHS to encourage creative writing in young people of all ages and abilities. Making Your […]
Chicken Shed Theatre ice breaker/warm-up activity.
https://www.time-to-change.org.uk/get-involved/get-involved-in-schools/in-your-corner It is aimed at 11 to 18-year-olds and has a set of lessons including powerpoints and introductions…about mental health, getting rid of the stigma of mental health problems, etc. The general resource section also has good ideas and posters to print out.
Students wrote positive messages on pebbles for World Mental Health Day and left them in places for people to find.