Mental Health First Aid Training (School Staff)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament on 26th February 2020.

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Photo of Mary Fee Mary Fee Labour

A survey by the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers in Scotland found that nearly two thirds of teachers feel that their job has adversely affected their mental health in the past 12 months. Can the cabinet secretary tell the chamber how the Scottish Government expects teachers to go further in supporting the mental health of pupils when they already face increasing pressures and stress on their own mental health?