Category Archive: SLIF Mental Health Project

Mental Health Ambassadors Present to Senior Leadership Team February 2019

Our S3 Mental Health Ambassadors have now presented their ideas to our senior leadership team and two of them, Robyn and Emma, said they felt all had gone really well 🌟🌟#teamEA. All part of our Moray Minds SLIF project and a great illustration of creativity, connections and collaboration. All for Mental Health Awareness. Information about …

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Islay, Harris and Prince from Therapet and Canine Concern Scotland Tuesday 5 February

There was a huge welcome to our visitor today, Prince. He joined Islay and Harris, our visitors from yesterday and we were ready for our Paws For Stress Therapet session from Canine Concern Scotland. Our library was again the Place 2Be at lunchtime. There was more flag creation and lots more de-stressing colouring going on …

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The Super Six and Children’ s Mental Health Week Assembly Tuesday 5 February 2019

Well done Jennifer, Lexi, Emma, Josh, Morgan & Robyn, six of our @MindsMoray school Mental Health Ambassadors. They delivered a polished and fabulous awareness assembly to all of S3 on Tuesday 5 February.   Their presentation was full of information about mental wellbeing, useful apps to download and places to go to access help #teamEA …

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The Place2Be for Children’s Mental Health Week 4 – 8 February Begins 4 February 2019

Our library was The Place 2Be during lunchtimes On Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 February. On Monday 4 Febraury, our S3 Mental Health Ambassadors and library assistants helped to deliver several activities for all in school and these included a mindfulness session with Carol MacLennan from Elgin Youth cafe; a Twitter pupil takeover; healthy snacks, …

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Children’s Mental Health Week 4 & 5 February 2019

Our S3 Mental Health Ambassadors will be leading an awareness of mental health assembly to all of S3 for Children’s Mental Health Week during the week beginning Monday 4 February. They will also be ensuring our library is The Place 2Be during lunchtimes on Monday and Tuesday. The pupils will help to deliver several activities …

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S2 Mental Health Ambassadors Meeting and Visitors 11 January 2019

Quote of the week? “What better place of wellness than a library?” Said one of our visitors on Friday 11 January, Heidi Moxie, from Moray Wellbeing Hub. It was lovely to welcome both Heidi and Holly Hendry, who is with The Scottish Recovery Network. They are keen to make connections with our school project. S3 …

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SLIF Moray Project 7 December 2018

Our @MindsMoray S3 Mental Health Ambassadors on Friday 7 December with members of the school delivery team – Mr Clark, Mrs Toonen & Marc Doherty – to take forward their ideas for promoting mental wellbeing. There was lots to share with Amy & Clair from The Moray Council Mental Health Team. One of the groups …

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SLIF Moray S3 Mental Health Ambassadors Project 23 November 2018

Our Mental Health Ambassadors presented their ideas to all of their group on Friday 23 November. Sub-groups have now been created to take these forward, supported by the school delivery team. All part of the SLIF Moray Minds project. Information about the project can be can be found on @MindsMoray Mental health for Moray young …

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SLIF Moray Project Training for S3 Mental Health Ambassadors 16 November 2018

Training began for our S3 Mental Health Ambassadors on Friday 16 November, with a workshop delivered by partners Amy & Claire, NHS Mental Health Team. First, was identifying anxiety in ourselves and in others. Supported by some of our school delivery team: Marc Doherty from the Community Engagement Team and our Guidance staff, as well …

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SLIF Moray Mental Health Project 9 November 2018

Our 30 S3 Mental Health Champions met in the library for the first time on Friday 9 November. All part of the SLIC School Library Improvement Fund project (SLIF).  Information can be found on @MindsMoray The group got chatting about branding, logos and names for their group.   Our S3 pupils will now be known …

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