Category Archive: Mental Health Projects

A Collective Force for Health & Wellbeing- NHS Grampian Libraries on Health Information – 20 February 2020

It was lovely to welcome Eilidh McLean from Dr Gray’s Hospital, NHS Grampian Libraries, on Thursday 21 February. Eilidh delivered an excellent presentation to our senior pupils on Health Information Skills, including @NHSinform; Fake Health News, stories about coronavirus and the big message of the day: Be Informed! These were such worthwhile sessions and we so …

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Team EA Mental Health Day 12 February 2020

Our library was the place to be during lunchtime on Tuesday 12 February. Our Mental Health Ambassadors, several staff, S6 pupils Nicole Watt and Kirsty McLeod and the pupil library assistants helped to deliver a successful Mental Health Day. There were lots of opportunities for all in school, including: healthy snacks, sharing speech bubbles, trying …

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Children’s Mental Health Week 3-9 February 2020

Set up by children’s mental health charity Place2Be, the week shines a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. This year’s theme is Find your Brave. We have a new display at the library door and amazing books to browse, borrow and read. There also some of the quotes to read …

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Return of Paws for Stress Dogs Confirmed on 21 January 2020

Almost a year ago, we welcomed special visitors to the library for a #pawstastic memorable couple of days.   Now, delighted to say, we are having the therapet dogs for a return visit during Childrens Mental Health Week during February.  

Mental Health Ambassadors and Children’s Mental Health Week plans January 2020

Thursday lunchtimes during January are all about working with staff and our Mental Health Ambassadors, to plan library events & activities for Children’s Mental Health Week in Febraury. We plan to have a Mental Health Day on 12 February. Pupils will use money raised by last year’s Moray Minds Mental Health Ambassadors to plan the …

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Moray Minds – Certificates for Mental Health Ambassadors 12 June 2019

Our @MindsMoray Mental Health Ambassadors received certificates and praise from our senior leadership team at their assembly on Wednesday 12 June and applause from their peers #teamEA @TeamElginAcad A huge thank you to our Ambassadors for all their hard work and commitment in raising awareness of mental health issues. Thanks to Mr Leitch of Buckie …

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Moray Minds Mental Health Ambassadors – Evaluation 27 May 2019

Some of our @MindsMoray Ambassadors met with one of our partners, Clair from the NHS Mental Health Team, during the morning of 27 May. This session was all about helping to choose branding for a new website for young people @WellbeingMoray @NHSGrampian @TheMorayCouncil and they chose Monstars! This session was followed by an evaluation with …

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Mental Health Author Visits Elgin Academy as Part of a Pupil-Run Campaign 28 March 2019

SLIC‏ @SLIC1991 Mar 28 Great to see this project – funded by the School Library Improvement Fund & managed by #schoolibrarians – in the news today ⁦@TheMorayCouncil⁩ @EducationScot⁩ @ScotGovEdu⁩ #SLICslif … via @pressjournal Mental health author visits Elgin Academy as part of pupil-run campaign Mental health author visits Elgin Academy as part of pupil-run campaign

Nicola Morgan Moray Minds Mental Wellbeing Event 27 March 2019

Mental Wellbeing expert and well-known author Nicola Morgan was in school on Wednesday 27 March, to meet and work with our S3 Moray Minds Mental Health Ambassadors. Our keynote speaker has a rich knowledge of and understanding of stress, anxiety and other mental health issues for young people, along with a wealth of strategies to …

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Getting Ready to Welcome Nicola Morgan on 26 March

Tuesday 26 March was all about getting ready for the West Moray @MindsMoray event on 27 March with keynote speaker and author Nicola Morgan. We are looking forward to welcoming the Mental Health Ambassadors, staff & parents from Elgin High School, Forres Academy and Lossiemouth High School.

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