Emotional Health & Wellbeing

Gateshead Healthy Schools has a Children and Young People’s Mental Health Liaison Worker who works as part of the team with Gateshead schools who have signed up to the programme.

Part of the MHLW’s role is to work with and support schools around identifying and developing strategies in response to the emotional health and wellbeing needs of their children and young people. Supporting staff and engaging with key individuals within schools to enable the use and delivery of proactive interventions.

Working closely with joint leads Kirk Green and Don Sweeney the MHLW is based within the Emotional Wellbeing Team-Gateshead CAMHS and aims to provide resources, raise awareness around a variety of mental health issues.

Please feel free to contact the MHLW on sam.hawkins@stft.nhs.uk


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