Dr Margot Sunderland
When shocking events in a child’s life derail learning, staff can do so much to alleviate the suffering, advises Dr. Margot Sunderland in her fifth guidance for teachers.
What can schools do to spot and ward off mental health issues? Dr Margot Sunderland shows how teachers are in the perfect position to offer early interventions.
Schools across the UK are dealing with a mental health epidemic, with both primary and secondary school leaders reporting a rise in stress, anxiety and panic attacks in their pupils as well as depression, self-harm and eating disorders. Dr Margot Sunderland believes that schools can spot and avert mental health issues.