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Mental Health and Wellbeing News

We are committed to promoting and engaging in actives that support physical, emotional or social wellbeing. Part of this work is our involvement in the Five Ways of Wellbeing project which states that to be at our physical best we need to eat well and exercise.

You can find out more about Mental Health and Wellbeing at OWPS by visiting our Mental Health and Wellbeing Page in About Us.

On this page you will find regular mental health and wellbeing articles which are also published in our weekly newsletter.

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  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Published 26/01/24

    By Ms Porter, FS Lead and Eco Co-ordinator

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  • Children's Mental Health Week

    Published 26/01/24

    OWPS is having Children's Mental Health Week from Monday 22nd January to 26th January 2024.

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  • How to help children understand war and conflict

    Published 03/03/22

    When Russia invaded Ukraine on 24th February 2022, parents all over the world were faced with the dilemma of how to explain the conflict to their children.  War is a difficult subject for children and adults alike to understand.  Find out what advice is out there to help.

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  • World Mental Health Day

    Published 07/10/21

    World Mental Health Day takes place on Sunday 10th October 2021.

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  • Back-to-School Wellbeing

    Published 09/09/21

    Returning to school after a long summer break can be daunting for children.  Here are some suggestions on how to support children who are anxious about going back-to-school.

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  • Self-Care Summer

    Published 08/07/21

    Discover how you and your child can practice self-care over the summer holidays...

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  • Talk to Us 2021

    Published 01/07/21

    Talk to Us 2021 is an awareness campaign run by the Samaritans that takes place every year throughout the month of July.

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  • Support for Families

    Published 24/06/21

    Discover a range of support that is available to families...

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  • International Father's Mental Health Day

    Published 17/06/21

    21st June 2021 is International Fathers’ Mental Health Day.

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  • Dealing with Change

    Published 10/06/21

    As we approach the end of the term and think about new classes and secondary school, discover how we can help our children cope with change.

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  • Fresh Air, Exercise and our Wellbeing

    Published 27/05/21

    Find out how fresh air and exercise can help our mental health.

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  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    Published 06/05/21

    Mental Health Awareness Week takes place from 10th — 16th May 2021.

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