Support At School

Mental Health Workshops

First Steps ED recognises that prevention and early intervention is vital to the long-term wellbeing of young people who may be at risk of developing mental health difficulties. One in eight children experience a mental health problem and 50% of all lifetime cases of mental health disorders begin by the age of 14. It has never been more vital to provide the right interventions to children and young people to try to ensure those signs do not turn into diagnosable mental health issues.

In response to this, First Steps ED have created a series of workshops for 7-18 year olds, aiming to give pupils the tools to build positive wellbeing and mental health behaviour and provide a platform for group discussion on a variety of issues thus breaking down stigma around mental health.

Our workshops for students include:

  • Body Image and Self-Esteem
  • Introduction to Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Managing Mental Health
  • Building Resilience

We also offer several training courses for students and staff including:

  • Training Mental Health Advocates
  • Eating Disorder CPD
  • Train-the-Trainer for all our student workshops

Our workshops aim to increase understanding of mental health and reduce stigma and biases. First Steps ED offers students the opportunity to experience our unique, interactive workshops which are proven help to improve their understanding of mental health and reduce stigma.

The workshops can be delivered at a time and date convenient to your school and its students and are delivered by our team of expert trainers, specialising in mental health and eating disorders.

To book sessions, discuss costings or find out more, please contact us on 01332 367571 or

“This was an enjoyable lesson with life lessons in it.” (Student from Foremarke Hall)

“I particularly liked the way you engaged the students and how they contributed to the session.” Teacher from John Flamsteed

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