for schools & parents
Have you heard of nicotine pouches and are they the latest teen craze? By Alicia Drummond, Therapist and Founder of The Wellbeing Hub
Alicia Drummond shares information on the newest trend amongst young people, Snus.
There are a lot of misconceptions about ADHD – and a lot of things we still don’t know about it. Many people with undiagnosed ADHD are missed because their symptoms look different from the common stereotypes we have. Kitty Smith, a university graduate, shares her experience with ADHD and discusses the misconceptions associated with the condition. This is a great one to share with your child/pupils.
Going on a school residential trip can feel understandably daunting for many children and teens. It’s a combination of fear of the unknown and being without all the familiar home comforts they typically rely on for reassurance and security. For parents, it can be hard to know how best to navigate the first trip, particularly if you have a child who is anxious.
Don’t demonise the screen: embracing the benefits and setting healthy limits for your child’s screen time by Dr Amanda Gummer
While it’s easy to succumb to the narrative that screens are inherently harmful, we must acknowledge that not all screen time is created equally. Child development expert Dr Amanda Gummer explores the valuable opportunities for learning, creativity, and social interaction that digital devices can offer to children.
Self-esteem and building positive friendships with Kate Megase, Psychotherapist and Author of ‘Dump the Baggage’
Kate covers what a positive friendship looks like, how we can take care of ourselves in a friendship, why boundaries are important, and why setting boundaries help us have good friendships.