Excessive workload and working hours are continually cited by teachers as one of the main causes of their workplace stress.
If someone is threatening imminent suicide call 999 and stay with them until the emergency services arrive.
A stress risk assessment is a careful examination of what in a workplace could cause staff to suffer from work-related stress, so that you can weigh up whether you have done enough, or should do more to prevent harm.
Excessive workload is a key cause of mental health problems among teachers and education professionals.
Natasha Devon is putting Gove-o-philes, the Department of Education, and Theresa May on notice: something has to change to solve the crisis in mental health provision.
Children crying, having nightmares and being so stressed they needed extra support to cope with SATs were highlighted by primary teachers in a National Education Union (NEU) survey on the primary assessment.
Natasha Devon looks at some possible solutions to the crisis in mental health provision.
Almost half (49%) of education staff say secondary school pupils have been suicidal because of stress they are under, according to a survey of the National Education Union (NEU), released at the ATL section annual conference.