Positive Mental Health Week 2018

Mindfulness: Walking, soaking up the sunshine, enjoying the company of friends :-)  

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According to www.mentalhealthireland.ie :

Things that can help keep children and young people mentally well include:

  • being in good physical health, eating a balanced diet and getting regular exercise

  • having time and the freedom to play, indoors and outdoors

  • being part of a family that gets along well most of the time

  • going to a school that looks after the well-being of all its pupils

  • taking part in local activities for young people.

Other factors are also important, including:

  • feeling loved, trusted, understood, valued and safe

  • being interested in life and having opportunities to enjoy themselves being hopeful and optimistic

  • being able to learn and having opportunities to succeed

  • accepting who they are and recognising what they are good at

  • having a sense of belonging in their family, school and community

  • feeling they have some control over their own life

  • having the strength to cope when something is wrong (resilience) and the ability to solve problems.

School address:                           Ph: 046 90 29583

Scoil Mhuire,

Robinstown,                               Email: robinstownns@eircom.net

Navan,

Co. Meath

C15 YK66