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What is Mental Health? Where does it come from? And Other Big Questions – Activity Sheets

Mental health gets talked about a lot, but what is it? And where does it come from?

This book explains what mental health is, considering how it relates to lots of different experiences, from how we manage really big feelings, to how we get on with each other, how we make choices and how we handle stressful situations. This book thoughtfully examines the things that can help us look after our mental health and the things that might make it feel worse. Full of suggestions and information on the support on offer if we feel we’re struggling.

Including specially-written contributions from Chamique Holdsclaw, US gold medallist basketballer, academics Dr Suzi Gage and Professor Marianne Van Den Bree, poet Fisky, artists Christine Rai and Liz Atkin, mental health advocate Chineye Njoku and Dr Alan Cooklin, psychiatrist and founder of the charity Our Time which helps children whose parents experience mental health problems.

Perfect for children aged 10+

 

Why not download the accompanying resources to work through with your children who may be stressed or struggling to cope with what they are feeling.

 

Download What Is Mental Health Activity Sheets