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  • More schools offering the Tackling the Blues programme, tailored to identified mental health concerns and need
  • New approaches to community and school-based programmes to address mental health through sport and the arts
  • Improved children and young people’s mental health literacy and knowledge of where to seek further support when needed
  • Enhancing teacher’s mental health literacy and knowledge of referral systems
  • Increased number of student mentors delivering and facilitating each session to provide more support
  • Support for schools in their whole school approach to mental health
  •  Improved engagement with the local community

Pupils at Leamington Primary school talk about their experience on the Tackling the Blues programme

Springwell Park Teacher, Mr Humphrey tells us about his experience of Tackling the Blues in his school

Tackling the Blues

Tackling the Blues, an award-winning sport and arts-based education programme targeting young people aged 6-16 who are experiencing, or are at risk of, developing mental illness.