Digest #158: Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education

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Digest #158: Mental Health and Wellbeing in Education

By Carolina Kuepper-Tetzel

In education many students and staff report experiencing mental health and wellbeing challenges at some point in their studies or their work – often for prolonged periods. The pandemic has contributed to the burden on mental health many students and teachers were already facing – and they often must wait for a long time for counselling service appointments. In today’s digest, I put together some information and resources on the ‘mental health crisis’, how wellbeing can be integrated into the curriculum, and what individuals could try to increase their mental health and wellbeing.