Mental Health Champions Project
Funded by the local Clinical Commissioning Groups, and supported by CAMHS, the project is leading the way in developing the role of Mental Health Champions in Schools in line with the government’s Green Paper: Transforming Children and Young People’s
Mental Health Provision, which calls for all schools to identify a Mental Health Lead in their school.
Whether your school has already signed up or are interested in getting involved, sign up to reserve up to 2 free places on the Mental Health Champions Relaunch Conference: What You do Matters (20th September 9am - 4pm)
Dr Pooky Knightsmith - Mental Health Author and Educator and Vice Chair - Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition
Francis Murphy – Headteacher Pegasus School
Self-harm, whole school approaches to well-being, using the PSHE curriculum to promote mental health awareness, CAMHS: referals, communication and joint working, Monster Magic intervention
There will be a number of stalls where you can find out about local initiatives to support the children, young people, families and staff in your school.
Find out more about the project @
or visit the project website to access resources for schools and parents @
Take a look at local press coverage of the project @
To book your place email Faye Keenan (Project Development Officer) –
If you would like to find out more about the project get in touch with Faye or Vicki Morris (Specialist Senior Educational Psychologist: Mental Health) –