During this period of change and school closures, many children will feel anxious, upset and worried about the future. This is a worrying time.
The pandemic doesn’t just impact on physical health; your mental health can also be affected. If you already experience poor mental health, you may find your condition has worsened. Even if you have never been affected, you may be struggling.
All education staff are key workers. Depending on your circumstances, anxieties about your family’s health and wellbeing will likely be compounded by concerns related to working from home, self-isolation, supporting students or keeping safe while in school.
Ten points on how to protect staff mental health during the Covid-19 crisis.